TurboTax FAQ
TurboTax FAQ

2014 Ohio: Military and spouse’s wages

On an Ohio tax return, a nonresident service member’s wages and the civilian spouse’s wages excluded under MSRRA can be excluded from Ohio taxes.

Certain customers, with an Ohio tax return that shows the civilian spouse as the taxpayer, may need to amend their Ohio tax return.

TurboTax has fixed this issue.
 

How to tell if you may be impacted

You may be affected if ALL of the following apply to you:

  • You filed your Ohio return prior to February 20, 2016 AND
  • Your Ohio return includes nonresident military wages AND
  • Also includes civilian wages not taxable in Ohio due to MSRRA (Military Spouse Residency Relief Act) AND
  • Your return shows the civilian spouse as the taxpayer AND
  • The correct amount of wages is not being deducted on Ohio Form IT-1040, page 3, line 38.

If you are affected, you may have overpaid your state tax. You may need to amend your Ohio state tax return.
 

To amend your return:

  • Follow these amend instructions for the TurboTax Online product.
  • Follow these amend instructions for the TurboTax CD Download product.
  • After you make the changes to your tax return, you will need to mail a copy of your amended state return.
  • Your printed return will include instructions on how and where to mail it.

If you need to contact us, please use the phone number in the email from TurboTax and tell the representative you’re calling about the 2014 Ohio: Military and spouse’s wages.


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