Steps to carry back a NOL for a tentative refund
- Go to Input Return ⮕ Miscellaneous Forms ⮕ Tentative Refund (1139).
- Select the Federal Tentative Refund (1139) tab.
- Scroll down to the Carryback Information section.
- Enter the Amount of Carryback to print on Form 1139.
- In the Sections list, select Computation of Decrease in Tax.
- In the As Originally Reported (Before Carryback) and After Carryback sections, enter any other information.