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Proseries not calculating excess SEP contribution penalty

DENNYCARR
Level 2

Taxpayer maximum deductible contribution = ~$15k.

Taxpayer AGI = ~$250k.

I get no penalty and no inclusion in income even when I enter SEP contribution of $999,999,999.

This is a 2020 Form 1040, MFJ.  

Spouse has income from W-2, some INT & DIV.

Taxpayer has income from SSA, Schedule C, IRA's [~$115k], and Pensions.

What am I missing?

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Just-Lisa-Now-
Level 15
Level 15

If I input a SEP contribution that's too much, it limits the deduction.   

Ive had people that make too large of a contribution (I give them the exact amount and they round up to the nearest 1000, that kind of thing), we just apply the excess to the next year (assuming they still have SE income)

SEP contributions generally get made once you know how much youre allowed to contribute, Ive never had one that a penalty became involved for over contribution..


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