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forced itemized deductions

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what are forced itemized deductions, my client just has large itemized deuctions so I used them

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That is for tax payers that are MFS and one is itemizing, so the other one has to itemize also, and cannot take the standard deduction

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Also for when you want to take itemized deductions even if less than the standard deduction.

In VA (and MD) if you have itemized deductions of $11,500 (or $23,500 MFJ) you'll probably be better off paying a little more tax to the IRS out of the much bigger refund you'll receive from VA.

Rick