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Generating Form 2106, Employee Business Expenses in Lacerte

by Intuit Updated 1 year ago

You can use Screen 30, Vehicle/Emp Bus. Expense to generate Form 2106, Employee Business Expenses in the Individual module of Lacerte.

Follow these steps to generate Form 2106:

  1. Go to Screen 30, Vehicle/Emp. Bus. Expense (2106).
  2. Select the Form (Ctrl+T) from the dropdown menu (code 13).
  3. Select or enter the activity number in the Activity name or number (Ctrl+T) field (code 14).
  4. Enter a 1, 2, or 3 in 1=qualified performing artist, 2=handicapped, 3=fee-basis government official.
  5. Scroll down to the Employee Business Expenses section and complete any applicable information.
    • Do not use this section for Schedules C, E (rentals), and F.

Additional information

  • These amounts will flow to the Schedule A. 
  • If itemizing deductions, the resulting amount from Form 2106, line 10, will flow to the Schedule A, line 21 (or 1040NR, Schedule A, line 9).
  • If the Schedule A isn't generating, the Form 2106 won't generate.

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Lacerte Tax

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