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If you make a State Estimated Tax payment in January that is applied to the Fourth Quarter Tax Payment of the previous year, you would enter that state tax payment on Schedule A (Form 1040) Itemized Deductions for the year the payment was made.

Example: If you made a State Estimated Tax payment on January 15, 2022 to be applied to the Fourth Quarter 2021 taxes, the amount paid on January 15, 2022 would be entered in the 2021 return on Line 5a of Schedule A (Form 1040). This amount would not be entered on Schedule A (Form 1040).


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