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IA 2023 Dividend Income Worksheet Payer error

In IA 2023 I keep getting message "Dividend Income Worksheet: Payer has too many characters." It highlights the Suffix field in my name, but the field is blank. I tried to Delete characters, but it keeps giving me the same error. How can I fix this?

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IA 2023 Dividend Income Worksheet Payer error

Payer is the name that issued the 2099-DIV. Keep deleting characters from that name. 

IA 2023 Dividend Income Worksheet Payer error

Thank you very much!  I had to go back to the Federal 1099-DIV and edit the Payer name.  This was not evident in the error message presented.  The error should be clearer and specify where to make the change. 👍

MarkS7
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IA 2023 Dividend Income Worksheet Payer error

As it turns out, although it says dividend name is too long and points to the suffix field, a long name on any income form may trigger the issue. I found it on a K1. This does seem to be mostly a Iowa issue. Turbotax support never did solve it but after another few hours I found it

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