To enter your state and/or local income taxes paid (NOT withholding or estimated tax payments
- From within your TaxACT return (Online or Desktop) click on the Federal Q&A tab
- Click Itemized or Standard Deductions to expand the category and then click Taxes paid
- Enter your taxes paid in the box Other state and local taxes paid
An example of taxes you would enter here are taxes paid in 2013 for a balance due on your 2012 tax return.
The state taxes withheld on Form W-2 entered within the Wages and Salaries
section of the Federal Q&A will automatically transfer to Schedule A, Line 5 as an itemized deduction.
If you were instead looking for information relating to the general sales tax deduction or estimated tax payments, please see the links below.
State and Local General Sales Tax Deduction
Estimated Tax Payments