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|Subject: Re: Do I need to file state return?||Date: 4/25/2005 7:47 PM|
|Author: irasmilo||Number: 78943 of 122998|
Thanks Ira. Do you know of a good website that I can check on NC's rules? I looked around the Dept of Rev site for awhile, but it wasn't too helpful.
You're right. The instructions for the D-400 return aren't all that helpful. It indicates that it is possible to become a non-resident of NC by establishing legal residence in another state or country<b/> but doesn't explain how to accomplish this to NC DOR's satisfaction.
If your sojourn overseas is not permanent in nature and you intend to return to NC (and still have a home there) then you are probably still considered to be an NC resident and need to file a return.
Your best bet is to contact a tax professional in NC who has expertise in this area and pose the question.
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