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dvarner
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My return won't complete because it keeps asking me for allowable home office expense for a second home office. I only have one home office. Please help correct.

 
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MichaelDC
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My return won't complete because it keeps asking me for allowable home office expense for a second home office. I only have one home office. Please help correct.

Follow these steps to delete your unwanted Home Office in TurboTax Online. Take care to delete the right one. They should have different names.

1.      Open your return.

a.       (To do this, sign in to TurboTax and click the orange Take me to my return button.)

2.       In the upper right corner, click My Account > Tools.

3.       In the pop-up window, select Delete a form.

4.       Click Delete next to Schedule C (Contractor) -- Form 8829 (Office Name) and follow the onscreen instructions.

 (See the attached screenshot below. Click to enlarge.)






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MichaelDC
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My return won't complete because it keeps asking me for allowable home office expense for a second home office. I only have one home office. Please help correct.

Follow these steps to delete your unwanted Home Office in TurboTax Online. Take care to delete the right one. They should have different names.

1.      Open your return.

a.       (To do this, sign in to TurboTax and click the orange Take me to my return button.)

2.       In the upper right corner, click My Account > Tools.

3.       In the pop-up window, select Delete a form.

4.       Click Delete next to Schedule C (Contractor) -- Form 8829 (Office Name) and follow the onscreen instructions.

 (See the attached screenshot below. Click to enlarge.)






My return won't complete because it keeps asking me for allowable home office expense for a second home office. I only have one home office. Please help correct.

I do not have the tools option like you do, I only have account settings and save & sign out...

My return won't complete because it keeps asking me for allowable home office expense for a second home office. I only have one home office. Please help correct.

I think the problem may be that I use a separate mailing address
MichaelDC
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My return won't complete because it keeps asking me for allowable home office expense for a second home office. I only have one home office. Please help correct.

When you open your return, be sure to click the orange button. (See the attached screenshot below. Click to enlarge.)
1. Open your return.
a. (To do this, sign in to TurboTax and click the orange Take me to my return button.)
In the upper right corner, click My Account > Tools.

My return won't complete because it keeps asking me for allowable home office expense for a second home office. I only have one home office. Please help correct.

that didn't fix the problem but it reduced my refund a lot
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