Utah 2011: Taxpayer Credit
Utah taxpayers are able to reduce their Utah income tax by a taxpayer credit based partly on their federal standard deduction.
Certain customers, who filed a 1040EZ federal return, may have filed an incorrect Utah tax return.
TurboTax has fixed this issue.
How to tell if you may be impacted
You may be affected if ALL of the following are true:
- You filed a 2011 Utah tax return prior to February 18, 2012 AND
- Your filed a federal return Form 1040EZ AND
- You filed “single” and the amount on your Utah Form TC-40, Line 12 is $5,700 OR
- You filed “married filing joint” and the amount on your Utah Form TC-40, Line 12 is $11,400
If you are affected, the taxpayer credit may be incorrect on your Utah return. If so, you may have overpaid your state tax and you will need to amend your Utah tax return.
You can make the corrections yourself.
- To do it yourself, please follow these step-by-step instructions.
- After you make the changes to your tax return, you will need to mail a copy of your amended state return to the Utah State Tax Commission.
- Your printed return will include instructions on how and where to mail it.
- If you need assistance, call us at the phone number in the email you received from TurboTax.
Or let us do the work for you.
- Please download and print this Authorization Form.
- Complete the form and fax it to us at the number printed at the top of the form.
- A TurboTax representative will contact you (within 15 days) when your corrected return is ready to be securely emailed back to you.
- You can print, sign, and mail the corrected return to the Utah State Tax Commission.
If you need to contact us, please use the phone number in the email from TurboTax and tell the representative you’re calling about the Utah 2011: Taxpayer Credit.