USA Query on two state W-2

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I hope someone can help me. I am doing a 2018 tax return and i have one W-2 nothing else. The W-2 shows i have income in two states viz MA and CA. I am a full time resident of CA and NR of MA. The W-2 combines both states income. I think but i am unsure if there is a double taxation here. Can someone please help me
complete the processing of this W-2 into my tax return
 
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It should NOT be double taxation. What you will need to do is allocate the income between CA and MA using a reasonable method so that the sum equals the Federal Box 1 or Box 2 figure.

The MA non resident tax return has an income allocation worksheet that you can use.
 
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This a great help I know the % allocation between each state. so dol i do seperate Federal to make up the full total. So what you are saying is that i ignore whats on the W-2 and do two federal returns one for CA and one for MA. ais that how it works
 
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When i process the W-2 in my tax software . I dont understand why the W-2 shows CA Income $72800 and MA $61600 totalling $134400 in box one. Now when i get to the bottom of the processing window when i normally enter the state details. which together will add up to box 1 at the top. Are you saying that these figures need to change on the basis of re allocation. If i do that then the 1040 will send my total AGI to the CA return and CA will be gaxed on he 4134400. Plese put me out of misery I have not got to grips with tis yet
 

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Sounds like your company already figured out how much is CA and how much is MA. You can call the company who gave you the W2 to confirm.
 

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