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kaneohe
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I don’t know about the “half” thing but are you sure it is reportable income? For 2018 tax yr, did you use the standard deduction? If you did, you got no benefit from the increased state tax paid and the refund is not taxable. Or, if you itemized but used sales tax instead of CA income tax, the same applies.