Solved: My son lives in PA but works in NJ. He received two W-2's for the job. Which state does he submit a state tax return in?
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Highlighted
New Member

My son lives in PA but works in NJ. He received two W-2's for the job. Which state does he submit a state tax return in?

 
1 Best answer

Accepted Solutions
Highlighted
New Member

My son lives in PA but works in NJ. He received two W-2's for the job. Which state does he submit a state tax return in?

He should only have to file PA if no NJ taxes were withheld.  According to the state of NJ:

Pennsylvania residents who receive compensation from New Jersey sources are not subject to New Jersey income tax on those earnings.

If you are a Pennsylvania resident and your employer withheld New Jersey income tax from your wages, you must file a New Jersey nonresident return to obtain a refund. 

For more information: http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/njit25.shtml

View solution in original post

1 Reply
Highlighted
New Member

My son lives in PA but works in NJ. He received two W-2's for the job. Which state does he submit a state tax return in?

He should only have to file PA if no NJ taxes were withheld.  According to the state of NJ:

Pennsylvania residents who receive compensation from New Jersey sources are not subject to New Jersey income tax on those earnings.

If you are a Pennsylvania resident and your employer withheld New Jersey income tax from your wages, you must file a New Jersey nonresident return to obtain a refund. 

For more information: http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/njit25.shtml

View solution in original post

v
Privacy Settings