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Gambling losses not carrying to sch a, why?

reedy_g
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IRonMaN
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Are you reporting gambling income equal to or greater than the losses?

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Anew1958Chevy
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He has statements from Casinos showing more loss than gain.  Putting it in Misc deductions isn't carrying forward.

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Tweety
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I believe that Gambling Losses which are reported on Schedule A of the 1040 and not subject to the 2% of AGI limit, becomes part of the total of Schedule A.  So if the total of Schedule A is not sufficient to use in the State Return (i.e. less than the standard deduction), the losses will not be used in the State return.

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Accountant-Man
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It works on mine. Do you have a Sch A, or standard deduction?

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