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Can I e-file if my 401K contributions are over $18,500?

I switched jobs during the year and over-contributed to Roth 401K. The sum of both jobs' W2s for 401K is $18,514 (i.e. $14 excess). I withdrew the excess and completed a 1099R (code PJ), but did not change the W2 figures. Now I am getting ready to file, and TurboTax will not let me e-file.. it says "Roth Contributions of $18,514 is more than the allowed $18,500 for a 401K plan. Please check your entries on your W2 for 401k plans." Is there a way I can e-file?? Am I supposed to change my W2 figures since I withdrew the excess? 

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Can I e-file if my 401K contributions are over $18,500?

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/4698409-excess-401-k-contribution-preventing-e-file

This link has the steps and at the very bottom, it says “Solution: Unfortunately at this time, customer with an excess contribution will need to print and mail, despite following the Steps to Take to Remove an Excess Salary Deferral as listed above.” You do not change the W2, so will just have to file by mail.

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Can I e-file if my 401K contributions are over $18,500?

I saw an update on this issue.“TurboTax is aware of the e-filing issue that you are having and is currently working on a solution. An update to fix the issue is expected to be released around 4/5/2019.  
Be sure to sign up for updates to be alerted as soon as there is a solution.  If you do not want to wait for an update, you have the option to paper file your tax returns as this is only an e-filing issue.”


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Can I e-file if my 401K contributions are over $18,500?

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Can I e-file if my 401K contributions are over $18,500?

just tried it and still not fixed ; is the update not out yet, or did it just not correct the issue?
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Can I e-file if my 401K contributions are over $18,500?

got an email saying they were not going to fix it!
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