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Research and development credit

I develop custom software and algorithms. For example created a new caching algorithm for processing web pages. Where in turbotax can I enter this information? If TT doesn't support it how should I go
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Research and development credit

To add that credit you would need to complete the form manually and use the downloaded version to add the amount to the form 3800 and mail in the return to attach the form 6765.  You can enter the expense as a deduction on the Sch C instead.  

Which IRS forms are not included in TurboTax?

TurboTax Free through Self-Employed/Home & Business will handle the most common IRS tax forms for individual (personal) tax filers.

Because few taxpayers need the following IRS forms, TurboTax doesn't include:

  • Form 1040NR U.S. Nonresident Alien Tax Return
  • Form 4970 Tax on Accumulation Distribution of Trusts
  • Form 5074 Allocation of Individual Income Tax to Guam or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)
  • Form 5471 Information Return of U.S. Persons With Respect To Certain Foreign Corporations
  • Form 5713 International Boycott Report (and related forms)
  • Form 5884 Work Opportunity Credit
  • Form 6478 Alcohol and Cellulosic Biofuel Fuels Credit
  • Form 6765 Credit for Increasing Research Activities
  • Form 8082 Notice of Inconsistent Treatment or Administrative Adjustment Request (AAR)
  • Form 8275 Disclosure Statement
  • Form 8275-R Regulation Disclosure Statement
  • Form 8594 Asset Acquisition Statement Under Section 1060
  • Form 8609-A Annual Statement for Low-Income Housing Credit
  • Form 8621 Return by a Shareholder of a Passive Foreign Investment Company or Qualified Electing Fund
  • Form 8689 Allocation of Individual Income Tax to the U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Form 8697 Interest Computation Under the Look-Back Method for Completed Long-Term Contracts
  • Form 8820 Orphan Drug Credit
  • Form 8826 Disabled Access Credit
  • Form 8828 Recapture of Federal Mortgage Subsidy
  • Form 8833 Treaty-Based Return Position Disclosure Under Section 6114 or 7701(b)
  • Form 8835 Renewable Electricity, Refined Coal, and Indian Coal Production Credit
  • Form 8844 Empowerment Zone and Renewal Community Employment Credit
  • Form 8845 Indian Employment Credit
  • Form 8846 Credit for Employer Social Security and Medicare Taxes Paid on Certain Employee Tips
  • Form 8847 Credit for Contributions to Selected Community Development Corporations
  • Form 8861 Welfare to work credit (ignore - only from partnerships/corp etc)
  • Form 8864 Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel Fuels Credit
  • Form 8865 Return of U.S. Persons With Respect to Certain Foreign Partnerships
  • Form 8866 Interest Computation Under the Look-Back Method for Property Depreciated Under the Income Forecast Method
  • Form 8873 Extraterritorial Income Exclusion
  • Form 8874 New Markets Credit
  • Form 8882 Credit for Employer-Provided Child Care Facilities and Services
  • Form 8886 Reportable Transaction Disclosure Statement
  • Form 8896 Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel Production Credit
  • Form 8900 Qualified Railroad Track Maintenance Credit
  • Form 8903 Domestic Production Activities Deduction
  • Form 8906 Distilled Spirits Credit
  • Form 8907 Nonconventional Source Fuel Credit
  • Form 8908 Energy Efficient Home Credit
  • Form 8909 Energy Efficient Appliance Credit
  • Form 8912 Credit to Holders of Tax Credit Bonds
  • Form 8925 Report of Employer-Owned Life Insurance Contracts
  • Form 8931 Agricultural Chemicals Security Credit
  • Form 8932 Credit for Employer Differential Wage Payments
  • Form 8933 Carbon Dioxide Sequestration Credit
  • Form 970 Application to Use LIFO Inventory Method
  • Form T Timber Forest Activity Schedule
  • Form W-2GU Guam Wage and Tax Statement (Info Copy Only)
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Level 2

Research and development credit

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