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Hi , We have capital gain from the sale of the partnership

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Hi ,

We have capital gain from the sale of the partnership based in India. And we have paid foreign taxes in India.In the 1040, we have included the capital gain in the schedule D and taken the foreign tax credit for the foreign taxes paid.And for the NY State Tax I have two questions: (1) Do we have to include the capital gain and (2) can we get the foreign tax deduction or credit for the sales tax. Thanks a lot for your help.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  rramsook replied 2 years ago.

rramsook :

Hello, Are you a resident of New York?

Customer :

yes

Customer :

Did you receive my questions

rramsook :

Yes I did, You have to include the capital gain on your New York return.

Customer :

its capital gain same amount i calucated in federal

Customer :

and can i get deduction or credits for the huge foreign taxes paid

rramsook :

Depending on your tax software that your using it will automatically carryover the gain from the federal return onto the New York state return.

Customer :

ok what about foreign tax paid deductions

Customer :

i am very concerned as i am getting a lot to paid in state tax irrespective of foreign tax paid in India

Customer :

i am waiting for your answer

rramsook :

There are no foreign tax paid deductions on the NYS state tax return.

Customer :

and no foreign tax credits too

Customer :

if i pay huge NY state tax can i deduct in my 1040 as a deduction for state taxes paid

rramsook :

foreign tax credit deductions is on the federal return. Yes whatever state taxes you paid will be deductible as an Itemized deduction which will be Schedule A on form 1040.

Customer :

i see there is credit given for taxes paid in canada

Customer :

for NY state

Customer :

but u are sure no credit given for foreign taxes paid in india

Customer :

i need to leave soon

Customer :

please do reply fast

Customer :

thanks

rramsook :

yes taxes paid to Canada and any other U.S. states are given a credit on the NY Tax return

rramsook :

but not for foreign.

Customer :

ok thanks

rramsook :

No problem

Expert:  rramsook replied 2 years ago.
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