Vermont Use Tax not calculated correctly using AGI method

The Vermont state return software calculates VT Use Tax incorrectly using the AGI method.  The program correctly asks for items that cost greater than $1,000, but an additional amount for items under $1000 is supposed to be determined using the Use Tax Reporting Table based on AGI. However, if there are no items over $1000, turbo tax is returning an an amount of $0 regardless of AGI.

I found a way to manually override the incorrect entry, but that defeats the purpose of the software - I didn't want to manually fill in forms!

Is there a plan to correct this bug?


We are aware of this issue and it will be fixed in the next release. The next Vermont update will be available around 4/6/2012.
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