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Get your taxes done using TurboTax

First no one will call you ... if you want to talk to TT support you must call them ... 

Contact TurboTax support and speak directly with a TurboTax support agent concerning this situation.

See this TurboTax support FAQ for a contact link and hours of operation -https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1899263-what-is-the-turbotax-phone-number


Support can also be reached during business hours by messaging them on these pages https://www.facebook.com/turbotax/ and https://twitter.com/TeamTurboTax



But before you call ... REVIEW the entire return to see what is happening ... the new rules on Sch A deductions made it so many will no longer be able to itemize deductions ... you can force the itemized deduction option and look at the sch A ...



If it's giving you the Standard Deduction and not showing you Schedule A you can check the actual amount of itemized deductions by using by going to
Tax Tools on left
Tools - Topic Search (top left box)
Type in itemized deductions, choosing. It should highlight that in the list, click on GO

Then Click on "Change my deduction". That will display the actual amount of itemized deductions vs. the standard deduction. (Be sure to uncheck "Change my deduction" after checking it so you do not lock in the wrong deduction.


How to change between the Standard Deduction and Itemized Deductions


This year deductions are changing and several will be limited. There is a max 10,000 limit of State, local, property, and sales tax (SALT) deduction. And employee job expenses have been suspended. You can only deduct Medical/Dental that's over 7.5% of your AGI.


FAQ on 2018 changes


Deductions that have been suspended for 2018