topic I have been told that I have to declare the stimulus checks I received on my tax return. How does Turbo Tax handle this and will it affect my refund? in After you file https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/after-you-file/discussion/i-have-been-told-that-i-have-to-declare-the-stimulus-checks-i-received-on-my-tax-return-how-does/01/1883237#M486832 I have read stories that some tax preparation programs ask if you have received a stimulus check and if you reply yes, your refund is reduced by the amount of the checks received. This is wrong and I need to know before I start how Turbo Tax handles this question. Sat, 06 Feb 2021 20:55:09 GMT rmchew 2021-02-06T20:55:09Z I have been told that I have to declare the stimulus checks I received on my tax return. How does Turbo Tax handle this and will it affect my refund? https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/after-you-file/discussion/i-have-been-told-that-i-have-to-declare-the-stimulus-checks-i-received-on-my-tax-return-how-does/01/1883237#M486832 I have read stories that some tax preparation programs ask if you have received a stimulus check and if you reply yes, your refund is reduced by the amount of the checks received. This is wrong and I need to know before I start how Turbo Tax handles this question. Sat, 06 Feb 2021 20:55:09 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/after-you-file/discussion/i-have-been-told-that-i-have-to-declare-the-stimulus-checks-i-received-on-my-tax-return-how-does/01/1883237#M486832 rmchew 2021-02-06T20:55:09Z Re: I have been told that I have to declare the stimulus checks I received on my tax return. How ... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/after-you-file/discussion/re-i-have-been-told-that-i-have-to-declare-the-stimulus-checks-i-received-on-my-tax-return-how/01/1883334#M486844 <P>This is incorrect. The program merely gives you a chance to claim your stimulus if you have not already gotten it. Yes, if you say you have not gotten it when your really did, it will add it to your refund. If you then realize you made a mistake and did get it and&nbsp;remove the amount, it will look like your refund went down.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>It would be the same situation if you entered your withholding twice and get an exaggerated refund, realized your error, and corrected the amount.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> Sat, 06 Feb 2021 21:12:36 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/after-you-file/discussion/re-i-have-been-told-that-i-have-to-declare-the-stimulus-checks-i-received-on-my-tax-return-how/01/1883334#M486844 ColeenD3 2021-02-06T21:12:36Z Re: I have been told that I have to declare the stimulus checks I received on my tax return. How does Turbo Tax handle this and will it affect my refund? https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/after-you-file/discussion/re-i-have-been-told-that-i-have-to-declare-the-stimulus-checks-i-received-on-my-tax-return-how-does/01/1883352#M486850 <P class="p1"><SPAN class="s1">&nbsp;Turbo Tax&nbsp;</SPAN><SPAN class="s1">starts out by assuming you didn't get any Stimulus payments so it gives you credit for the full amount. &nbsp;Then near the end you enter how much you actually got so it only gives you the difference if any.<SPAN class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp; </SPAN>You don't get it twice.</SPAN></P> Sat, 06 Feb 2021 21:14:42 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/after-you-file/discussion/re-i-have-been-told-that-i-have-to-declare-the-stimulus-checks-i-received-on-my-tax-return-how-does/01/1883352#M486850 VolvoGirl 2021-02-06T21:14:42Z
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<P>This is incorrect. The program merely gives you a chance to claim your stimulus if you have not already gotten it. Yes, if you say you have not gotten it when your really did, it will add it to your refund. If you then realize you made a mistake and did get it and&nbsp;remove the amount, it will look like your refund went down.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>It would be the same situation if you entered your withholding twice and get an exaggerated refund, realized your error, and corrected the amount.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P>
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