- Asked by ddp521
- TurboTax Basic
, Enrolled AgentTurboTax TaxPro
Your situation is not uncommon, but unfortunately, there is no quick fix.
The first step will be to obtain a letter from your employer stating that you did not work in Missouri and Missouri taxes were withheld in error. Then, prepare a Missouri non-resident return claiming no income in Missouri. This should result in a refund of the entire amount of taxes withheld. Do not e-file this return. It will need to be mailed, along with your W-2 and the letter from your employer. It may take some time before Missouri processes the return and issues a refund to you, so please be patient.
You will mail the return to:
Individual Income Tax
P.O. Box 3222
Jefferson City, MO 65105-3222
To prepare the Missouri nonresident return in TurboTax, you will first need to enter that you have income from a state other than Kansas in the Personal Info section. Then complete the federal section of your return.
Then prepare Missouri by following these steps:
1. Indicate that you are a nonresident on the screen “Your Missouri Residency Status”
2. Then proceed through the screens to “Income Allocations”
3. Make sure the entry under “Income From Missouri Sources” is zero and “Continue”
4. If applicable, confirm that “Missouri Portion” of “Federal Adjustments” is zero and “Continue”
5. Continue through the Missouri section
6. The MO-NRI is complete
I hope this answers your question. If you have additional questions or comments regarding this issue, please feel free to reply to this post for further clarification. Thanks for trusting TurboTax with your tax preparation.
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