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just mailed my GA taxes yesterday and I just noticed I messed up. I claimed a credit for state income tax paid to NY. But I wasn't reading carefully enough to notice that I was supposed to send a copy of my NY return along with my GA return. D'oh!

(Particularly boneheaded because the fact that the GA return section on this doesn't ask what state the tax paid in, just how much it was. Rather a clue there.)

So what do I do now?


Wait until they contact you. If you sent a copy now, it would be a miracle if it got associated with your original return. When they ask for it there will be some sort of reference which will enable them to quickly associate it.

Phil Marti
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