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When you enter your state withholdings from your W-2, they automatically transfer to Schedule A as an itemized deduction and do not need to be entered again in the program. 
  1. From within your TaxAct® return (Online or Desktop) click on the Federal tab. On smaller devices, click the menu icon in the upper left-hand corner, then select Federal
  2. Click Itemized or Standard Deductions to expand the category and then click Taxes Paid
  3. On the screen titled Itemized Deductions - State and Local Income Taxes you will see the state withholdings from your W-2. There are also 2 fields on this screen for other taxes. If the state withholdings were entered again inadvertently, you can delete them.

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