1040-US: Sales tax paid to a nonresident state

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How should I address general sales taxes paid to a nonresident state?

Answer

How should I address general sales taxes paid to a nonresident state?

Miscellaneous receipts for anything other than specified items cannot be included when calculating the sales tax deduction when using the table method. However, if the actual expenses are used, the amounts can be included in the sales tax deduction.

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