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Why does Turbotax calculate my tax on box 1 in 1099-R and not based on box 2a?


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During the entry of the 1099-R, at the screen Describe the Taxable Amount, did you click: 

  • Yes, the amount in box 2a was used as the taxable amount, or
  • No, a different amount was taxable?
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What is the code in box 7?

Is the IRA/SEP/SIMPLE box checked?

Is the box 2b (not determined) checked?

**Disclaimer: This post is for discussion purposes only and is NOT tax advice. The author takes no responsibility for the accuracy of any information in this post.**
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