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How and where do I report or adjust the box 2 amount on a 1099-R?

1099-R with box 1 & box 2a same amount - box 2b checked as not determined. Box 4 has tax withheld. 1099 represents 3 distinct transactions: (1) cash withdrawal- income tax withheld; (2) stock transferred from ira account to non ira account; (3) check issued for an indirect rollover. 

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How and where do I report or adjust the box 2 amount on a 1099-R?

It looks like the only amount you need to exclude from being taxable is the rollover amount.  As you go through the followup questions, you'll be asked what you did with the money.  Check that you rolled it over to a n eligible plan, as opposed to some other use, and you'll be asked to enter the amount of the rollover.  The tax withheld is entered on the 1099-R.  That amount is not directly applied to the 1099-R.  Rather, it is entered and added to all other withholding on your return and applied to the total tax owed on your return.  The cash and the transferred stock are taxable transactions.

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How and where do I report or adjust the box 2 amount on a 1099-R?

It looks like the only amount you need to exclude from being taxable is the rollover amount.  As you go through the followup questions, you'll be asked what you did with the money.  Check that you rolled it over to a n eligible plan, as opposed to some other use, and you'll be asked to enter the amount of the rollover.  The tax withheld is entered on the 1099-R.  That amount is not directly applied to the 1099-R.  Rather, it is entered and added to all other withholding on your return and applied to the total tax owed on your return.  The cash and the transferred stock are taxable transactions.