topic If I was able to enter child support payments I received , where do I put them this year. Dont see section this year to put them. in Get your taxes done using TurboTax https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/if-i-was-able-to-enter-child-support-payments-i-received-where-do-i-put-them-this-year-dont-see/01/614609#M248928 Thu, 06 Jun 2019 06:24:31 GMT franklincart 2019-06-06T06:24:31Z If I was able to enter child support payments I received , where do I put them this year. Dont see section this year to put them. https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/if-i-was-able-to-enter-child-support-payments-i-received-where-do-i-put-them-this-year-dont-see/01/614609#M248928 Thu, 06 Jun 2019 06:24:31 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/if-i-was-able-to-enter-child-support-payments-i-received-where-do-i-put-them-this-year-dont-see/01/614609#M248928 franklincart 2019-06-06T06:24:31Z Child support is not taxable; you do not enter child supp... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/child-support-is-not-taxable-you-do-not-enter-child-supp/01/614617#M248931 <P>Child support is not taxable; you do not enter child support received in the income section on your tax return.&nbsp; The only place you may want to enter it is for the sales tax deduction.</P><P> </P><P> <B>SALES TAX</B> </P> <P>You can enter the sales tax you paid&nbsp; in 2018 by going to Federal&gt;Deductions and Credits&gt;Estimates and Other Taxes Paid&gt; Sales Tax.&nbsp;&nbsp;</P> <P>Sales tax is an itemized deduction.&nbsp; If your state has a state income tax, you have to choose between using the deduction for your state tax paid OR the sales tax deduction, whichever is higher.&nbsp; The TT process will suggest one or the other as you prepare your return.&nbsp; &nbsp;Under the new tax law, there is a $10,000 cap on the total of sales tax, and state and local taxes (SALT) that you can use.</P> <P>“Major purchases” that you can enter for the sales tax deduction include:</P> <P>Motor Vehicles (cars, trucks, motor homes, RV’s, sport utility vehicles and off-road vehicles</P> <P>Aircraft or boats</P> <P>Mobile homes</P> <P>Manufactured housing</P> <P>Building materials for major home improvements</P> <P> <SPAN>You <B>cannot</B> deduct: furniture, jewelry, home electronics such as TV’s or computers</SPAN> </P> <P> <A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1901222-which-deduction-should-i-choose-sales-tax-or-income-tax" target="_blank">https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1901222-which-deduction-should-i-choose-sales-tax-or-income-tax</A> </P> <P> <A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2566624-how-much-sales-tax-did-i-pay-last-year" target="_blank">https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2566624-how-much-sales-tax-did-i-pay-last-year</A> </P> <P> <A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/3148443-how-do-you-define-major-purchase-or-major-item-for-the-sales-tax-deduction" target="_blank">https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/3148443-how-do-you-define-major-purchase-or-major-item-for-the-sales-tax-deduction</A> </P> <P> <A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1900791-how-do-i-find-my-local-sales-tax" target="_blank">https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1900791-how-do-i-find-my-local-sales-tax</A> </P> <P> <A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2566624-how-do-i-calculate-my-sales-tax-from-2017" target="_blank">https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2566624-how-do-i-calculate-my-sales-tax-from-2017</A> </P><BR /><P></P> Thu, 06 Jun 2019 06:24:32 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/child-support-is-not-taxable-you-do-not-enter-child-supp/01/614617#M248931 xmasbaby0 2019-06-06T06:24:32Z Child support is not reportable or taxable. It is also no... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/child-support-is-not-reportable-or-taxable-it-is-also-no/01/614624#M248934 Child support is not reportable or taxable. It is also not "earned income", so it does not qualify you for the child based refundable tax credits (the Earned Income Credit and the Additional Child Tax Credit). Thu, 06 Jun 2019 06:24:34 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/child-support-is-not-reportable-or-taxable-it-is-also-no/01/614624#M248934 Hal_Al 2019-06-06T06:24:34Z
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