Connecticut State Tax Deductions - 2012, 2013
2013 Connecticut Income Tax Deductions
|Connecticut Standard Deduction|
|Connecticut Personal Exemption|
|Connecticut Dependent Deduction|
Connecticut income tax deductions are above-the-line expenses that can be deducted from your gross income before you calculate your taxable income.
Connecticut does not support all of the deductions that are allowed on your Federal income tax return, so be sure to double-check any deductions or tax credits you want to claim on your Connecticut return. Some states specifically eliminate deductions to reduce the complexity of their tax system. For more information about the Connecticut income tax, see the main Connecticut income tax page.
Connecticut Standard Deduction
Unlike many other states, Connecticut has no standard deduction. Certain itemized deductions (including property tax, qualified charitable contributions, etc) may be allowed depending on the income level and filing type of the taxpayer. Keep in mind that not all deductions allowed on your federal income tax return are necessarily going to be allowed on your Connecticut income tax return.
Connecticut Personal Exemption
Connecticut's personal income tax exemptions include a personal exemption of $13,000.00 for single individuals and $13,000.00 for couples filing jointly.
You can deduct one single exemption from your gross income if you are responsible for supporting yourself financially. You may not, however, claim a personal exemption if someone else has declared you as a dependent on their tax return.
Connecticut Dependent Deduction
Unlike most states, Connecticut does not have a dependent deduction. You can, however, claim dependent deductions on your Federal Tax Return.
Connecticut Itemized Deductions
Connecticut does not allow deductions to be itemized by any taxpayer. While you cannot use any of your Federal itemizations in Connecticut, there may be state-specific credits or deductions that parallel some of your deferal itemized deductions.
|Connecticut Income Tax Deductions Table|
- Before information on the 2013 Connecticut income tax deductions are released, provisional 2013 deduction information is based on Connecticut's 2012 tax deduction policy.
- The 2013 Connecticut standard deductions, personal exemptions, and dependent deduction amounts are sourced from the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services .
- Information on Connecticut's itemized deduction policy is updated from the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services and the Internal Revenue Service.