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Q: State Income Tax Question - Arkansas and Texas ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: State Income Tax Question - Arkansas and Texas
Category: Business and Money > Finance
Asked by: deanna1234-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 10 Jul 2004 21:49 PDT
Expires: 09 Aug 2004 21:49 PDT
Question ID: 372564

Thank you in advance for answering my question.  If I work in Texas
(Texarkana, TX), but live in Arkansas (NOT in Texarkana, AR), do I
have to pay Arkansas state income tax?  Or do I not have to pay income
taxes since Texas is a no-income tax state?
Subject: Re: State Income Tax Question - Arkansas and Texas
Answered By: mwalcoff-ga on 11 Jul 2004 06:12 PDT

Yes, you have to pay income tax. According to the state government:

"Any income you earn while not a resident of Texarkana, Arkansas, is taxable."

Source: Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration, "Border
exemption -- Texarkana, AR and TX,"

Arkansas' tax laws say you have to pay taxes on all otherwise
non-exempt income, no matter where that money is earned. If you pay
income taxes in another state, you can get a credit for them, but
since you don't have income tax withheld in Texas, you have to pay
Arkansas income tax on your earnings.

See: Arkansas Code Title 26, Chapter 51; ADFA, "Individual Income Tax

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