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You must pay tax to the state in which you live, as well as where you work. The pension is not taxable to Georgia.
Even though you earned the pension in Georgia, you no longer live there and therefore do not have to pay taxes.
If you paid tax there, you can file an amended return and get your tax back, and pay North Carolina.
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You can read an article about this, HERE
What about NC reqirement to pay where earned..
A better article can be found, HERE. Basically states USED TO have these laws where you would owe tax where you earned the pension, but a federal law stopped that. Now, you are only taxed in the state you are domiciled in
Let me double check to see if North Carolina taxes pensions
$4,000 is exempt for government pensions, and $2,000 is exempt for private qualified pensions
which would include your 401(k)
So, you are still taxed on the pension income and 401(k) withdrawals.
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However, you are not taxed in Georgia.
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