Form W-2G - Entering Gambling Winnings in Program

You may or may not have received a Form W-2G for your gambling winnings. To enter your gambling winnings:

  1. From within your TaxAct® return (Online or Desktop) click Federal. On smaller devices, click in the upper left-hand corner, then select Federal.
  2. Click Other Income to expand the category and then click Gambling winnings
    1. Answer No if you did not receive ANY Forms W-2G for gambling winnings and enter your total winnings.
    2. If you received ANY Forms W-2G, answer Yes. On the screen titled Gambling Winnings - Not on Form W-2G report all winnings NOT reported on Form W-2G and click Continue. Proceed with the interview questions to enter information from your first Form W-2G. 
  3. After completing entry of a Form W-2G, you may click Add to add another copy of the form.