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How do I account for the data in boxes 2 and 3 on the 1099-INT form?

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How do I account for the data in boxes 2 and 3 on the 1099-INT form?

To enter your savings bond interest:

  1. Select Federal.
  2. Select Wages & Income.
  3. Scroll down to Interest and Dividends group.
  4. Click on the Start button to the right of the Interest on 1099-INT category.
  5. Answer Yes to Did you receive any interest income?
  6. Click I'll type it in myself
  7. Click the box next to My form has info in more than just box 1 (this is uncommon) to show boxes 2-14.
  8. Enter your early withdrawal penalty in Box 2.
  9. Enter your interest in Box 3 (Savings bond and treasury int)

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