Seeing estimated tax payment vouchers (Form 1040-ES) from TurboTax doesn’t mean you must pay estimated taxes now. You can remove them to avoid confusion.
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Opt Out of Underpayment Penalty in TurboTax and H&R Block
Decline the help from tax software in calculating the underpayment penalty. Let the IRS calculate the penalty and bill you when necessary. They often won’t.
State Tax-Exempt Muni Bond Interest from Mutual Funds and ETFs
A portion of the dividends from muni bond funds and ETFs is also exempt from state income tax. Find the percentage and calculate it for your tax software.
State Tax-Exempt Treasury Interest from Mutual Funds and ETFs
Calculate how much of the fund and ETF dividends are from Treasuries and exempt from state taxes. Enter the amount into TurboTax, H&R Block, or FreeTaxUSA.
One 1099-R Form for Two Rollovers in TurboTax and H&R Block
How to enter a combined 1099-R form for two rollovers in the same year to both Traditional IRA and Roth accounts in TurboTax, H&R Block, and FreeTaxUSA.
Deliver I Bonds Bought as a Gift in TreasuryDirect
It’s time to deliver the I Bonds you pre-purchased as a gift last year. The owner can edit the registration and grant you rights after you deliver it.
How to Enter 2022 ESPP Sold in FreeTaxUSA: Adjust Cost Basis
Follow these detailed steps with screenshots for how to adjust the cost basis in FreeTaxUSA when you sell ESPP shares. Otherwise you will get double-taxed.
How to Enter 2022 Foreign Tax Credit Form 1116 in H&R Block
You need to file Form 1116 with your tax return when you paid more than $300 or $600 in foreign taxes. Here’s a walkthrough for how to do it in H&R Block.
How to Enter 2022 ESPP Sales in H&R Block: Adjust Cost Basis
Follow these detailed steps with screenshots for how to adjust the cost basis in H&R Block when you sell ESPP shares. Otherwise you will get double-taxed.
How To Enter 2022 Mega Backdoor Roth in TurboTax (Updated)
Follow these easy step-by-step explanation with screenshots when you enter the 1099-R form for your mega backdoor Roth into TurboTax.