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Software bug for gambling losses Misc Item Deduction worksheet line line 30

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My client has gambling winnings reported on a W2G and a statement.   The total is 27K.   Only 25K is reported on a W2G (Other Income Statement Line b1) and the other winning is reported on line b2 (non W2G).  When I enter the losses (27K) on the Misc Item Deduction worksheet for 27K, I get an error that the losses cannot exceed the winnings.  It seems like only the line b2(non W2G) is used to calculate the losses.  The loss amount needs to include the total of line entry of b1 (W2G) and b2 (non-WG2) to be valid entry.   I can only enter the loss up to the amount of the non-W2G entry.   Any suggestions?  

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Include the non W2G amount in the W2G amount.

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