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I live in ny but spend 6-8 months working on a cruise ship.

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I live in ny but spend 6-8 months working on a cruise ship. how should I file my tax return? Someone told me there's a special tax return I should file since I work so many months onboard

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My employer is out of Florida

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Tax Professional: Robin D., Senior Tax Advisor 4 replied 3 months ago

You remain a NY state resident because you have not changed your residency to any other state. You will still file a resident NY return and a full federal return. You were not working outside the US in another country for the full time required to exclude any income either. Your employer's place is not going to change this either.

There would be no special return for you.

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