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lee1441
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The program showed my tax liability then i put in the deductions and the program did not lower my tax liability. Why not?

why doesn't my tax liability go down after I put in my deductions?

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CherylW
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The program showed my tax liability then i put in the deductions and the program did not lower my tax liability. Why not?

It may be because your standard deduction (what the government gives you for your filing status) is higher than your itemized deductions.

The chart and the amounts are below.

Here's a list of all the deductions that you can use to try to get higher than the standard deduction


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CherylW
Level 3

The program showed my tax liability then i put in the deductions and the program did not lower my tax liability. Why not?

It may be because your standard deduction (what the government gives you for your filing status) is higher than your itemized deductions.

The chart and the amounts are below.

Here's a list of all the deductions that you can use to try to get higher than the standard deduction


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