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Subject: Re: Filing Error Date: 3/31/2000 4:13 PM
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Subject: Filing Error
Author: nmauzy Date: 3/31/00 3:33 PM Number: 33140
I did my taxes by hand -- and then I had this brilliant idea to send them electronically through HR Block -- I answered all their questions, but didn't realize that they already added the state tax payment for 1999 on the deductions page. So I ended up doubling my state tax deduction. I received my refund today, about $400 more than it should have been.

What form do I need to file to correct my error?

Thanks,

Nathan
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An amended 1049 for the year in question is the usual way to correct a mistake in either direction.

Sarah, who wishes the 7,000 she already paid in "Income" taxes was enough.
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