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I MADE A MISTAKE ON LAST YEARS TAXES AND PAID AN ADDITIONAL

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I MADE A MISTAKE ON LAST YEAR'S TAXES AND PAID AN ADDITIONAL $1,800 TO THE FED & $258 TO IL STATE. CAN THAT BE CLAIMED ANYWHERE ON THIS YEAR'S TAXES? I FILE A FORM 1040 WITH A SCHEDULE A.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Richard replied 5 years ago.

Good afternoon. Actually, what you need to do is to file amended returns for last year for both your Federal return and your Illinois state return. You will then receive refunds. You are not allowed to correct it on a later year's return.

 

 

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I ALREADY FILED AN AMEDNED RETURN! THE MONEY I PAID - $1,800 TO FED & $258 TO STATE WERE FROM AN AMENDED RETURN. CAN I CLAIM ANYWHERE ON THIS YEAR'S TAXES THE EXTRA TAX MONEY I PAID FOR LAST YEAR?
Expert:  Richard replied 5 years ago.

No...the additional taxes you paid last year due to the amended returns would not be deductible on this year's return....just as any tax you paid last year are not deductions on this year's return. I'm sorry!

 

 

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