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Special Tax Benefits for Armed Forces Personnel

expenses by any reimbursement you receive for these costs. Signing Joint Return s - Both spouses normally must sign joint income tax returns. However, when one spouse is unavailable due to certain military duty or conditions, the other may...

Virginia Subtractions from Income

the maximum subtraction is reduced by $1.00. If your basic military pay is $30,000 or more, you are not entitled to a subtraction. On joint returns, each spouse can qualify for the subtraction. If you claim this subtraction, you cannot...

Where do you get the 5-digit Self-Select PIN?

If filing a joint return, each spouse can have their own unique PIN. The PIN must be 5 numbers and cannot be all zeros. You will be asked to create your 5-digit Self-Select PIN when completing the e-file process to submit your return...

Kansas Military Filing Information

but are stationed in Kansas due to military orders, you must file a Kansas return if you (or your spouse if filing jointly) received income from Kansas sources. Only income from Kansas sources is used to determine the Kansas income tax due...

What types of loans DO NOT qualify for the student loan interest deduction?

on a loan you received from a related person. Related persons include: Your spouse Your brothers and sisters Your half brothers and half sisters Your ancestors (parents, grandparents, etc.) Your lineal descendants (children, grandchildren...

What is a 5498 IRA Contribution?

be interested in: Can I take an IRA Deduction for the amount I contributed to a 401(k) plan last year? Can I deduct contributions I made to my spouse's IRA? General Guidelines for the IRA Deduction...

Top Five Facts about Dependents and Exemptions

is determined by your filing status. 3. Dependents may not claim an exemption : If you claim someone as a dependent, such as your child, that dependent may not claim a personal exemption on their own tax return. 4. Your spouse is never considered your...

Iowa Tuition and Textbook Credit

In the case of a divorced or separated parents , only the spouse claiming the dependent can claim the amounts paid by that spouse for tuition and textbooks for that dependent. Expenses for textbooks or other items for home schooling , tutoring...

Utah Nonapportionable Nonrefundable Credits

Combat Related Death Credit If you are filing a return on behalf of a military service member who died as a result of military service in a combat zone, you may claim a nonrefundable tax credit equal to the amount of the tax liability...

South Carolina Military Filing Information

resident but are stationed in this state by military orders, your military income is not subject to South Carolina tax. However, if you have other earned income subject to South Carolina tax, file SC1040 with Schedule NR. Your spouse may be exempt...