I do not understand Teacher's Retirement Adjustment, either. I understand instructions that state, "look in box X" and so on. These answers do not clarify anything. It also appears that some people don't consider many filers are beneficiaries of Teacher's Retirement and not the retirees. Someone knowledgeable on the matter would recognize not to instruct a tax-filer to "Skip" filling in the Teacher's Retirement Adjustment amount, when in fact, it is required to proceed with certain state income tax returns if you have already entered the form on the Federal return.
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