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romad
Level 1

TurboTax 2020 Mac reports false errors

It keeps telling me I need to enter data from a Form 1099-B and from a Form W-2! The former is for brokerage account income which I don't (and NEVER did) have. As for the W-2 form data, I've been retired for 13 years and no longer receive W-2 forms! What the heck is wrong with TurboTax 2020???

 

I just clicked through the 9 pages (7 for 1099-B and 2 for W-2) and printed out my returns. Oh, and I also went into the return forms list and deleted those two forms.

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AkinaLO
Employee TurboTax Specialist

TurboTax 2020 Mac reports false errors

Can you tell us where you are seeing those errors? Did the forms disappear after deleting them?

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romad
Level 1

TurboTax 2020 Mac reports false errors

It was at the end of the Federal Return during the Review process. The process kept popping up the forms and insisting I fill them out. When I went into the individual forms at View>Forms, the two wrong forms were listed. I highlighted each form in turn, then in the Forms Menu I selected the "Remove ..." option. After I removed the forms, I ran the Review process again and this time it finished without finding any errors. So technically the errors were those forms being generated by TurboTax for Mac.

 

I don't know why TTM generated those forms in the first place since I haven't had a W-2 since 2008 and NEVER had a brokerage account.

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