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maiamirkin1
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How do I fill Total Income for Foreign Earned Total income? I get NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ELECTRONIC FILING because its has 0 value

 
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pk
Level 12
Level 12

How do I fill Total Income for Foreign Earned Total income? I get NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ELECTRONIC FILING because its has 0 value

@maiamirkin1 , need some answers first before one can help--- 1. are you US citizen/Resident ( GreenCard); 2. which country are you living and earning in; 3. Is this your first year  in that country; 4. when did you arrive  at the foreign location; 5. are you single / married and if married is your spouse living with you ate foreign location;  6.  are you working for yourself ( self-employed/ sole proprietor ) or employed by a local entity; 6. which US state d you normally live in etc. etc.  The more information you provide  the more specific the answer will be.  Please answer my questions and I will come back and help

Critter
Level 15

How do I fill Total Income for Foreign Earned Total income? I get NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ELECTRONIC FILING because its has 0 value

If you excluded all your income you will need to add $1 of bank interest to allow you to efile since you cannot efile a zero income return. 

maiamirkin1
New Member

How do I fill Total Income for Foreign Earned Total income? I get NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ELECTRONIC FILING because its has 0 value

Thank you Critter! Where do I need to add it? Can’t seem to find the correct section. 

DoninGA
Level 15

How do I fill Total Income for Foreign Earned Total income? I get NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ELECTRONIC FILING because its has 0 value


@maiamirkin1 wrote:

Thank you Critter! Where do I need to add it? Can’t seem to find the correct section. 


Enter interest income in the Search box locate in the upper right of the program screen. Click on Jump to interest income

 

On the Form 1099-INT enter any name in the Received from: box.  Enter $1 in Box 1

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