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Old 02-15-2011, 08:50 AM   #21
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I have to pay in to the IRS but this has been an unusual year, tax wise. State taxes may be ugly, I expect to have to pay much more to the state than to federal. Did I mention unusual? This years taxes has me looking to no income tax states for retirement.
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Getting about $1400 back. More than I'd like, but tax-deferred changed a couple of times over last year, so missed the moving target. Would prefer to be nearer to zero owed/refunded.
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Mine worked out beautifully. My refund from the state is slightly more than what I owe the Feds.
I have the opposite situation. Refund from Feds is slightly more than I owe the state (the effect of state tax on tax exempt municipal funds).
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Old 02-15-2011, 01:58 PM   #24
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Looks like I owe less than $100, but will wait until the end of March to file.
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Not sure whether to say a refund or "breaking even". Our refund is about 0.3% of our income, so it's hardly a large windfall, and maybe close enough to breaking even that I could call it that (within a fudge factor).
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Getting about $1400 back. More than I'd like, but tax-deferred changed a couple of times over last year, so missed the moving target. Would prefer to be nearer to zero owed/refunded.

Me too but I don't seem to be able to do that . I am afraid if I stop getting money deducted from my pension I will be back on the quarterly payments which I would rather avoid .
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I do mine in October. I never get a refund if I can possibly avoid it.
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Old 02-15-2011, 05:09 PM   #28
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Expecting to pay $XXX,XXX because cashed options and held the shares for a while. This results is big amount owing. As long as I don't do this two years in a row, I will not have to pay installments in 2011.
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Old 02-15-2011, 06:31 PM   #29
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Will get some money back this year, will apply some of the refund to 2011 tax bill rather than do estimated tax payments.
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$31 back from fed - $xxx back from state (!!!?) Since I owe state taxes on my TSP contributions (welcome to NJ!), I elect to have additional $$ withheld for state - I overestimated - will correct for 2011 (I hope!)
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We haven't finalized our taxes yet, but our first runs at estimating end up with having to pay about $2,500. That is in line with our expectations.
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We haven't finalized our taxes yet, but our first runs at estimating end up with having to pay about $2,500. That is in line with our expectations.
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We haven't finalized our taxes yet, but our first runs at estimating end up with having to pay about $2,500. That is in line with our expectations.
As long as you have the cash handy and it's below the 'safe harbor' penalty threshold, it's all good. They gave *you* an interest-free loan in a sense!
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