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Received 1099R for direct rollover from ex-employer's 401k to IRA. TurboTax prevents me from using 0% in Box 9a. Do I NOT need to include this in my return since Box 7=G?

 
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Level 20

Received 1099R for direct rollover from ex-employer's 401k to IRA. TurboTax prevents me from using 0% in Box 9a. Do I NOT need to include this in my return since Box 7=G?

Zero is not allowed. The box must be blank.

(Box 9a is only used if the box 1 amount was split between 2 or more payees and tells you what your share is. A "0" (zero) would indicate that the 1099-R is reporting your share of nothing, which would be nonsense.)

Some payers insist on putting zero in the box to indicate that it is not used, when they should leave it blank according to the 1099-R form rules. TurboTax follows the rules and complains if it is zero.

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Level 20

Received 1099R for direct rollover from ex-employer's 401k to IRA. TurboTax prevents me from using 0% in Box 9a. Do I NOT need to include this in my return since Box 7=G?

Zero is not allowed. The box must be blank.

(Box 9a is only used if the box 1 amount was split between 2 or more payees and tells you what your share is. A "0" (zero) would indicate that the 1099-R is reporting your share of nothing, which would be nonsense.)

Some payers insist on putting zero in the box to indicate that it is not used, when they should leave it blank according to the 1099-R form rules. TurboTax follows the rules and complains if it is zero.

Level 4

Received 1099R for direct rollover from ex-employer's 401k to IRA. TurboTax prevents me from using 0% in Box 9a. Do I NOT need to include this in my return since Box 7=G?

Thank you!  The 1099-R shows the numeral 0 in Box 9a, so I was just trying to enter everything that was given.