In the TurboTax CD/Download software, you can override (replace) a calculated figure in Forms Mode. This feature is unavailable in TurboTax Online.
Important: Under normal circumstances, you shouldn't have to override anything. Returns that contain overrides cannot be e-filed and may not be covered under our 100% Accurate Calculation Guarantee. We're providing these instructions to customers who understand the risks, but wish to proceed anyhow.
- Switch to Forms Mode if you're in the Step-by Step interview. Windows | Mac
- Right-click the line item and select Override (Windows) or choose Override from the Edit menu (Mac).
- Enter the value; it should turn red, indicating an override.
- Switch back to the interview by clicking Step-by-Step in the upper right corner.
To undo the override, follow the same directions except choose Cancel Override in Step 2 (Windows) or uncheck Override in the Edit menu (Mac).
When you run the final review, TurboTax will alert you of any overrides in your return.