TurboTax FAQ
TurboTax FAQ
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How do I enter Form 8862?

We can help you file Form 8862.

  1. Open your return if you don't already have it open. (To do this, sign in to TurboTax and select the Take me to my return button.)
  2. In the search box, search for 8862 and then select the Jump to link in the search results.
  3. You'll come to the Earned Income Credit section. Click Continue.
  4. Answer the questions and eventually you'll be asked Do any of these uncommon situations apply? Check the box that says, I/we got a letter/notice from the IRS telling me/us to fill out an 8862 form to claim the Earned Income Credit.
  5. Select Continue and then Done.
  6. On the Since you got an IRS notice, we need to check on a few things screen, select the radio button next to No, none of these apply and I need to fill out the 8862 form.
  7. Select Continue.
  8. Answer the remaining questions.

We'll help you file Form 8862 when you're ready.