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Subject:  Re: 'Pros' making simple mistakes Date:  4/17/2009  7:15 PM
Author:  SRenaeP Number:  105812 of 121188

Can you name the state involved? It would help us figure out if this is a mistake or a quirk in the tax laws.

--Peter


The state is Alabama and I'm embarrassed to admit I'm eating crow now. I redid the returns (both federal and state) and it WAS correct to itemize for the state though not for federal. However, I did see an itemized deduction (for the state) that seemed a bit sketchy. However, I didn't have all the supporting documentation so I can't say whether it was legit or not.

That said, I did see some stuff on the federal return that has me wondering about its legitimacy but I guess that's neither here nor there. Thanks for setting me straight guys! :-)

-Steph
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