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JTF2001
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Why does my unemployment need review?

my unemployment 1099-G has different boxes than turbo?
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Critter-3
Level 15

Why does my unemployment need review?

If the form you have looks different than the screen then you may be in the incorrect place since a 1099-G reports more than just unemployment.    

To enter unemployment income--go to Federal>Wages and Income>Unemployment.

 

The 1099-G is issued if you received certain payments from federal, state, or local governments. Form 1099-G covers two types of government payments:

  • Unemployment compensation or paid family leave, or
  • Other Types of 1099-G income, including
    • State and local tax refunds
    • Business or farm tax refunds
    • Market gain on Commodity Credit Corporation loans
    • Taxable grants
    • Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA/RTAA) payments

 

 

VolvoGirl
Level 15

Why does my unemployment need review?

What box is the amount in?  Unemployment is in box 1.  You may be trying to enter it in the State Refund section or somewhere else.  Delete this one and enter it in the right place.

 

Enter a 1099G for unemployment under

Federal on left

Wages & Income at top

Unemployment - Click the Start or Update Button

 

1099G Unemp.jpg

 

 

 

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