What happened to box 2a taxable amount
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What happened to box 2a taxable amount

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What happened to box 2a taxable amount

Please clarify. Are you saying that Box 2a is empty, or says UNKNOWN, on your 1099-R?  If so, leave that box blank and answer the follow up questions.

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What happened to box 2a taxable amount

Make sure you are entering your 1099-R information in the correct section of TurboTax..


The input would be under the Federal income section as follows: 

  1. Select Income & Expenses 
  2. Scroll down to All Income 
  3. Select show more to the right of Retirement Plans & Social Security 
  4. Select start/revisit to the right of IRA, 401(k), Pension Plan Withdrawals (1099-R) 
  5. To enter additional 1099-R forms, simply select +Add Another 1099-R

Once you get to the input section, your input screen will be similar to the screen below.  Box 2a will be listed and you can input your amount there.


Retirement input

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