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RPP
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Where do I have to include unemployment benefits from an foreing country

I have two sources of incomes from outside the US, wages and unemployment benefits? I ssume that I can report the wages undr the section "Foreign Earned Income", but where do I report the unemployment benefits that I got from a foreign country? As it is not an earned income it is not eligible to be exlcuded
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IreneS
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Where do I have to include unemployment benefits from an foreing country

You can enter the foreign unemployment benefits as Miscellaneous Iincome.

You can enter it as Miscellaneous Income, using these steps:

  1. Click on Federal Taxes > Wages & Income  [If you're in TT Self-EmployedPersonal > Personal Income ]
  2. In the Less Common Income section , click on the Start/Update box next to Miscellaneous Income, 1099-A, 1099-C [See Screenshot #1, below.]
  3. On the Let's Work on Any Miscellaneous Income screen, click the Start/Update box next to Other reportable income. [Screenshot #2] 
  4. On the screen, Any Other Taxable Income? click the Yes box.  [Screenshot #3]
  5. On the next screen, Other Taxable Income, enter a description and the amount.  Click Continue[Screenshot #4]
  6. The amount entered will appear on line 21 of the 1040.


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