Thanks for asking your question! I'm sorry to hear about your tax issue and I'm going to try my best to help you understand or resolve it.
Thank you for your question. I understand that you wish to file your 2011 federal income
tax return, and are curious if you need to file your state income
tax return at the same time.
You do not HAVE to file your state return at the same time, but it is wise. The IRS
and states share information, so if you file your federal
return, you'd better believe that eventually Arkansas would be looking for their return too. So, get your tax returns
done as soon as possible, although you don't have to actually file both of them at the same time. Please let me know if you need anything additional. Have a happy New Years
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You should be aware that your question, as with most tax questions, can never really be answered completely...addressing all the permutations; that is because of the many assumptions that have to be made I have done my best to determine what I think you are asking and answering it in the most direct and understandable manner possible. If, however, after reviewing the questions, you have any uncertainties or further questions, please do not hesitate to ask.