Could you tell us where you see this "Wages and Salaries" (or is it "Salaries and Wages? You said both)? Is it on a screen in TurboTax or on a form? If it is on a screen, can you tell us whether is it the Online product or the Desktop product, and can you give us the heading at the top of the screen?
I am using TurboTax Business 2018 for Windows.
>Federal Taxes Tab
>>>Compensation and benefits
>>>>Salaries and Wages paid: I am not sure how that figure came about.
Has anyone resolved your problem? I am having the same issue.
I just noticed this thread. Are you working with the S corporation (1120-S) module in TurboTax Business?
You should be able to change/delete the figure in the boxes but, if you cannot do so for some reason, you can try entering Forms Mode and change/delete the figure directly on the form. You should also be able to determine whether there is a supporting document that is preventing the change or deletion.
In the TurboTax CD/Download software, you can delete imported items as follows: