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Requirement Minimum Distribution from an annnuity

I have an annuity that paid me an RMD in 2020. Some of this annuity I paid for with after tax dollars which comprise part of the cost basis for this annuity. Where does Turbo Tax account for the return of principle from the money I put in post tax? 

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Requirement Minimum Distribution from an annnuity

The Form 1099-R the insurance company sent you should report the gross distribution and the taxable amount of the distribution.  The difference between the two is the return of basis.

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Requirement Minimum Distribution from an annnuity

Thanks David but there is no "taxable amount" on the 1099-R. The 1099-R says only "taxable amount not determined. I have tracked my cost basis (post tax contributions).


So where can I enter the cost basis in Turbo Tax so I don't have to pay on the total distribution?


Thanks   Alan

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