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I am not filing schedule A for itemized deductions, but

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I am not filing schedule A for itemized deductions, but would like to include sales tax in 1040 Form. Where do I put it?

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I have $818 to include in my Form 1040 tax return but I am not filing Schedule A for itemized deductions. Can I still use the tax on Line 62?

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I am 91 yrs old. Have about total $5500 in itemized deductions. So I am using the standard deduction for old people and not schedule A. Can I still include this sales tax on my return?

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Tax Professional: Robin D., Senior Tax Advisor 4 replied 10 months ago

No, sales tax is listed on the Schedule A or no where. If you do not itemize you cannot claim an itemized deduction.

Do not list the sales tax on the 1040 form

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