Why are IRS forms missing when I print my return for filing?
When you print your return to file by mail, you notice that some IRS forms or schedules are missing.
TurboTax only prints the forms and schedules that need to be filed with your tax return.
Some forms and worksheets are created for record keeping or calculation purposes only. Filing these with your tax return may delay the processing of your tax refund.
Below are forms and schedules that typically do not print as part of an official, filing copy of your tax return:
- Schedule A. Unless you are itemizing your deductions, Schedule A will not print.
- Schedule B. If your interest or dividend income is less than $1,500, Schedule B will not print.
- Schedules C/E/F or Form 4562. If you have not placed new assets in service during the tax year, these do not print. For example, suppose that last year you placed new assets in service and Form 4562 was filed with your return. If no new assets were placed in service this year, Form 4562 won't print.
- Schedule K-1 Worksheets. These worksheets are used to record information from any K-1 schedules you receive and will not be printed.
- Form 2106, Employee Business Expenses. In certain situations, Form 2106 does not need to be filed with your return. In these cases, entries on Form 2106 are automatically calculated and placed on the appropriate forms.
- Smart Worksheets and Supporting Details. Most of these are used for backup purposes and recording information, and are not needed – nor wanted – by the IRS.
Can I still print missing forms and worksheets?
Of course. Follow the instructions for printing a records copy. Keep the missing forms for record-keeping purposes but don't include them when you mail in your tax return.