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archcovenant
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I owe Federal Tax but will set up installment. How come when I go to file it appears my state taxes will be used to pay my federal?

 
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Anita01
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I owe Federal Tax but will set up installment. How come when I go to file it appears my state taxes will be used to pay my federal?

That's just a display,  state refunds are never used to pay the federal, nor are  federal refunds ever used to pay the state tax owed.  The display is just a misguided attempt to show you the net amount of cash you'll receive.

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Anita01
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I owe Federal Tax but will set up installment. How come when I go to file it appears my state taxes will be used to pay my federal?

That's just a display,  state refunds are never used to pay the federal, nor are  federal refunds ever used to pay the state tax owed.  The display is just a misguided attempt to show you the net amount of cash you'll receive.

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