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Experience:  9 years preparing tax returns - Marietta, GA
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We have a large change from last year’s return. My husband received a refund of $200 last year and now he owes 8500! What could have changed in one year?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  R. Greg Paszkiewicz replied 11 years ago.
There are any number of changes that could have occured. I would start by looking at your AGI (line 34 for 2003, line 36 for 2004) from last year versus this year, is there a substantial difference? Also check line 68 (line 70 for 2004) total payments for both years, is there a large difference there? If this doesn't help you will need to get specific about the actual data in the return.

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