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Entering Form 1099-LTC reimbursements in ProConnect

SOLVEDby IntuitProConnect Tax6Updated July 14, 2022

Follow these steps to enter Form 1099-LTC Reimbursements on an individual (1040) return:

  1. Go to the Input Return tab.
  2. From the left of the screen, select Deductions and choose HSA/MSA/LTC Contracts (1099-SA, 5498-SA).
  3. Select L/T Care Insurance Contracts (8853).
  4. Locate the Long-Term Care Insurance Contracts (8853) section.
  5. If the policyholder isn't the taxpayer, mark the Spouse is policyholder checkbox. If the policyholder is the taxpayer, enter the following fields:
    • First name of insured (defaults to policyholder)
    • Last name of insured (defaults to policyholder)
    • SSN of insured (defaults to policyholder)
  6. Mark any checkboxes that are applicable to your client.
  7. If the client received the 1099-LTC box 1 on a per-diem or periodic basis, use the Gross LTC payments received on per-diem or periodic basis field.
  8. Enter all applicable amounts, including the Portion of gross from qualified LTC insurance contracts.
  9. Enter the amount from Box 2 in Accelerated death benefits received (except terminally ill).
  10. Enter the amount from Form 1099-LTC in the Reimbursements received for qualified LTC services field.
    • Box 3 shows if you paid the amount in box 1 or 2 on a per-diem basis or if it was a reimbursement of actual long-term care expenses. If the insured was terminally ill, this box may not be selected.
  11. Complete all other necessary entries for Form 8853.

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