NC Income Tax Deduction for Contribution to 529 Plan

Income Tax

I previously blogged about the 2007 income tax deduction available to North Carolina residents to contribute to a North Carolina 529 College Savings Plan account.  A deduction of up to $2,500 is available for single taxpayers and up to $5,000 for married couples filing jointly.  Initially the deductions were subject to income limitations, but no longer.

In addition, rollovers from 529 plans in other states are considered contributions, so those taxpayers (like me) who set up accounts in another state years ago when the NC Plan was lousy, can now do a rollover to the NC Plan and take a deduction, even without making any new contributions.  Rollovers are allowed only once every 12 months.
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