Q: See detail.Is it illegal for her to use 2 address? Is it legal to use PA address while living in NY?Any further problems
I live in NY & My wife is from PA. We both live & work in NY now. She own a house in PA & she's been using her PA address everywhere except on our medical insurance since my insurance only cover dependent who lives in NY. She used our NY address for the insurance. All her other address are under her PA house. She goes and stay at PA 2-3 times a month since her parents live there at her house. So she's 60% in NY and 40% in PA. Is it illegal for her to use 2 address? Is it legal to use PA address while living in NY? Will we have any problems in the future with IRS or any gov't agency? Help
A: As to the insurance contract, the question would be what the insurance contract says. Does it define what living in NY means? It may have a percentage of time or just say that the person needs to be a resident. As she spends more than 50% of the time in NY, she could be considered an NY resident. Having the house in PA and using that address for everything does create the potential issue of her being treated as a resident of both states for taxes. This will most likely increase the amount of taxes she has to pay overall. If she gets an NY drivers license and starts using the NY address, then that would show a desire to permanently change her domicile to NY and lessen the multiple taxing states issue.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.