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If there is an amount on Line 18 (from the 28% Rate Gain Worksheet) or Line 19 (from the Unrecaptured Section 1250 Gain Worksheet) of Schedule D (Form 1040) Capital Gains and Losses, according to the IRS, the tax is calculated on the Schedule D Tax Worksheet instead of the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet.

To view the tax calculation on the Schedule D Tax Worksheet, which will show the calculation of the tax which flows to Form 1040 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return , Line 6 or Form 1040-NR U.S. Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return, Line 14:

  1. From within your TaxAct Online return, click Print Center down the left to expand, then click Custom Print.
  2. Check what you wish to print (the top section contains individual forms or schedules and the bottom section contains documents or worksheets). You may need to scroll down in the section to locate the items.
  3. Click Print, then click the PDF link. Click the printer icon or the save icon (available when you hover your mouse over the PDF form) to print or save the PDF copy.

Note. If you see a message indicating you have not paid your return fees, click the View/Pay your return fees link, which will direct you through the Paper Filing steps. Continue through the screens until you have processed the payment for your product fees and then repeat the steps to print.

  1. Click Forms in the top left corner.
  2. Click to expand the Federal folder, then click expand the Worksheets folder.
  3. Scroll down and double-click Schedule D Tax Worksheet - Tax Worksheet - Line 20.
  4. Click the pink Printer icon above the worksheet to print. You can also send the output to a printer or a PDF document.

Note that any link in the information above is updated each year automatically and will take you to the most recent version of the document at the time it is accessed.


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