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How to enter Illinois PTE tax in Lacerte

SOLVEDby Intuit26Updated February 15, 2022

This article will help you report the Illinois elective pass-through entity tax (sometimes called PTE, PTET, or SALT workaround) and the resulting credit in Lacerte.

To claim the credit on an individual return:

  1. Go to Screen 53.071, Illinois Credits.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom of the input and enter the amount from form K-1-P, line 53a, in Pass-through entity tax credit.

The credit will flow to form IL-1040, Step 8.

To generate the PTE for a partnership:

  1. Go to Screen 37.071, Illinois Miscellaneous Information.
  2. Scroll down to the Pass-through Entity Tax (PTE) section.
  3. Check the box for Electing to file and pay Pass-through Entity Tax.

The program will calculate the PTE Income Worksheet and print the result on form IL-1065, step 8, line 60. The credit for each partner will also flow to Schedule B, page 2, and be reported on their respective Sch K-1-P.

To generate the PTE for an S corporation:

  1. Go to Screen 43.071, IL Ordinary Income Adjustments.
  2. Scroll down to the Pass-through Entity Tax (PTE) section.
  3. Check the box for Electing to file and pay Pass-through Entity Tax.

The program will calculate the PTE Income Worksheet and print the result on form IL-1120, step 8, line 60. The credit for each partner will also flow to Schedule B, page 2, and be reported on their respective Sch K-1-P.

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