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State tax treatment of rollovers

Inbound rollovers are not subject to Alabama tax. The full amount rolled over can be deducted subject to the $5,000 or $10,000 annual maximum. Outbound rollovers are treated as nonqualified withdrawals.

Arizona follows federal tax-free treatment.

Arizona follows federal tax-free treatment.

Arkansas follows federal tax-free treatment for rollovers except that outbound rollovers are subject to the recapture of prior state tax deductions. Inbound rollover contributions from another state's plan are deductible in the amount of $7,500 per individual and $15,000 per couple.

California follows federal tax-free treatment.

Colorado follows federal tax-free treatment except that outbound rollovers are subject to the recapture of prior state tax deductions.

Colorado follows federal tax-free treatment except that outbound rollovers are subject to the recapture of prior state tax deductions.

Colorado follows federal tax-free treatment except that outbound rollovers are subject to the recapture of prior state tax deductions.

Connecticut follows federal tax-free treatment.

Delaware follows federal tax-free treatment.

DC College Savings Plan

District of Columbia

District of Columbia follows federal tax-free treatment except that outbound rollovers within two years of establishing the account are subject to the recapture of prior D.C. tax deductions.

Florida does not have a personal income tax.

Georgia follows federal tax-free treatment except that outbound rollovers are subject to the recapture of prior state tax deductions.

Hawaii follows federal tax-free treatment.

Outbound rollovers by Idaho taxpayers must be included in Idaho taxable income to the extent of contributions made during the 12 months prior to the rollover, effective January 1, 2008.

Illinois follows federal tax-free treatment except that, beginning in 2007, outbound rollovers are subject to the recapture of prior state tax deductions.

Indiana follows federal tax-free treatment except that outbound rollovers are subject to the recapture of prior state tax credits.

Indiana follows federal tax-free treatment except that outbound rollovers are subject to the recapture of prior state tax credits.

Iowa follows federal tax-free treatment except that outbound rollovers are subject to the recapture of prior state tax deductions.

Kansas follows federal tax-free treatment.

Kansas follows federal tax-free treatment.

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Kentucky

Kentucky follows federal tax-free treatment.

Louisiana follows federal tax-free treatment.

Maine follows federal tax-free treatment.

Maryland follows federal tax-free treatment.

Massachusetts follows federal tax-free treatment.

Michigan follows federal tax-free treatment.

Minnesota follows federal tax-free treatment.

Mississippi follows federal tax-free treatment.

Missouri follows federal tax-free treatment for rollovers.

Montana follows tax-free treatment for rollovers into a Montana 529 plan. Montana tax treatment of rollovers out of a Montana 529 plan is unclear, as Montana law may require that the rollover be treated as a nonqualified withdrawal.

Nebraska follows federal tax-free treatment except that outbound rollovers are subject to the recapture of prior state tax deductions.

Nebraska follows federal tax-free treatment except that outbound rollovers are subject to the recapture of prior state tax deductions.

New Jersey follows federal tax-free treatment.

New Mexico follows federal tax-free treatment except that outbound rollovers are subject to the recapture of prior state tax deductions.

New York follows tax-free treatment for rollovers except that, according to a New York State Dept. of Taxation and Finance interpretation, a rollover out of a New York 529 plan is treated as a nonqualified withdrawal. A direct trustee-to-trustee rollover between two New York 529 accounts is not treated as a nonqualified withdrawal for this purpose.

NC 529 Plan

North Carolina

North Carolina follows federal tax-free treatment.

North Dakota follows federal tax-free treatment.

Ohio follows federal tax-free treatment except that outbound rollovers appear subject to the recapture of prior state tax deductions.

Oklahoma 529

Oklahoma

Oklahoma follows federal tax-free treatment except that outbound rollovers made within 12 months of the date of contribution are subject to the recapture of prior state tax deductions.

Oregon follows federal tax-free treatment.

Pennsylvania follows federal tax-free treatment.

Rhode Island follows federal tax-free treatment except that, in the two taxable years following the year of deduction, outbound rollovers are subject to the recapture of prior state tax deductions.

South Carolina follows federal tax-free treatment.

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Utah

Utah follows federal tax-free treatment except that outbound rollovers are subject to the recapture of prior state tax deductions or tax credits.

Vermont follows federal tax-free treatment.

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Virginia

Virginia follows federal tax-free treatment except that outbound rollovers are subject to the recapture of prior state tax deductions.

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West Virginia

West Virginia follows federal tax-free treatment.

West Virginia follows federal tax-free treatment.

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin follows federal tax-free treatment.