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Entering Form W-2G in ProSeries

by Intuit Updated 6 months ago

This article will assist you with entering information from Form W-2G, Certain Gambling Winnings, for an individual return in ProSeries.

Follow these steps enter a W-2G in the program:

  1. Open the tax return.
  2. Press F6 to bring up Open Forms.
  3. Type W2G and select OK to bring up Select Form W-2G Worksheet.
  4. Enter a description and select Create.
    • You can enter up to 4 W-2G's on a single Form W-2G Worksheet. Use the QuickZoom to another W-2G Worksheet at the top to create additional copies.
  5. Enter boxes 1-20.
  6. If you are e-filing enter the Payer's information in the Form W-2G Additional Electronic Filing Information Smart Worksheet.

Follow these steps to enter gambling losses in the program:

  1. Open a Form W-2 G Worksheet.
  2. Enter the gambling winnings.
  3. Enter any other applicable information.
  4. At the bottom of the worksheet, use the QuickZoom to enter gambling losses (to the extent of winnings).
  5. Enter the loss amount on Line 30 of the Misc Itemized Deductions Statement.
    • This was Line 29 in previous years.
  6. Make sure that the correct amount appears on the Schedule A.
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