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I am receiving a portion of my mothers ...

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I am receiving a portion of my mother''s pension (she is deceased, I''m 61) She worked for the Detroit Board of Education and they sent me a notice saying that this pension is exempt from state tax in Michingan where she lived but I live in Arizona. Is this pension exempt here from state tax too? Also I get my husband''s pension from General Motors. That wouldn''t be exempt from state tax would it? I don''t work. Both are over a little more than $500.00 a month each.
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Bill replied 9 years ago.

Both pensions are subject to income tax in Arizona as Arizona does not provide an exception for pensions from other states.