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jennifer-long-00
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Exchange Student Hosting - deductions other than cash

TurboTax Deluxe seems to be missing the option of "deductions other than cash" where I normally enter our hosting deduction with an exchange student hosting organization. We received a letter (as every year) stating the program's tax ID and telling us to go to Schedule A under Charitable Deductions other than cash,  and annotate "Sec. 170(g) deduction" but I don't see the other than cash deduction area anywhere. Last time we hosted we also used TurboTax but this year's Deluxe version seems to be missing this piece. Please help; thanks!
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DianeW
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Exchange Student Hosting - deductions other than cash

You can enter these donations by using the steps below and the images attached.  TurboTax will automatically upgrade you to TurboTax Deluxe (TurboTax Free Edition shows now) as you make your entries.

You can go directly in your TurboTax account (desktop or online)  to follow the steps here.

1. Sign into your account and select your current return.

2. In the search box, upper right, 

3. Search for donations

4. Jump to donations

5. Follow the interview to enter your contributions (cash or noncash).

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