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How to Claim your 2011 City Income Tax Credit
Credit is no longer available after December 31, 2011
The credit for Income tax paid to Michigan cities (also referred to as the city income tax credit) will be claimed on Michigan Schedule 2 Nonrefundable Credits, which is found on the back of the 2011 Michigan Schedule 1 Additions and Subtractions. Please use the worksheet and/or the estimator below to determine the amounts to be entered on line 1 of Schedule 2.
If you choose to figure your City Income Tax Credit manually (not using the estimator below) please review the instructions for Schedule 2 and complete the Worksheet - City Income Tax Credit.
Everyone who pays Michigan income tax is allowed partial credit for income tax paid to Michigan cities. Use the Worksheet below to compute the credit.
Enter your net city income tax paid from the Worksheet, line F on Schedule 2, line 1a.
*By answering a few questions and entering the corresponding figures, the estimator below can assist you with determining the eligible amount of your City Income Tax Credit which should be entered on Schedule 2, line 1b.
On Schedule 2, line 1a, enter your net city income tax paid from line 5 of the City Tax Credit
Please remember to a copy of this screen once your estimation is complete. Keep this copy with your tax records/documentation for the appropriate year. Do not use the "Printer Friendly" version as it will delete all figures from your estimation results.
NOTE: The information you provide is anonymous and will only be used for purposes of this estimation. It will not be shared, stored or used in any other way, nor can it be used to identify the individual who enters it. It will be discarded when you exit this program.
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