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back taxes owe to the state of virginia or the state of maryland

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back taxes owe to the state of virginia or the state of maryland depending on where i file with, which is the best state to file unfile taxes and which is most likely to forgive interest
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Lev replied 2 years ago.

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That is not a matter of choice.

Generally - you need to file you state income tax returns based on both - state where your workplace is located and state where you are a resident.

If you work in one state, but live in another state - you need to file state income tax returns for both states and will claim a credit for taxes paid to other states on your resident state tax return - thus effectively will avoid double taxation.

 

None of state will forgive interest charges - at least that is very unlikely.

You may ask to abate penalties for late filing or late payments - but need to provide a reasonable cause.

Let me know if you need any help or clarification.

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