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Entering meals and entertainment expenses in ProSeries

SOLVEDby IntuitProConnect Tax13Updated 1 month ago

When entering meals & entertainment expenses, enter the total amount before any limitations have been applied.

ProSeries will automatically calculate the allowable deduction based on the stated limitation.

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To enter the meals & entertainment expenses on Schedule C:

  1. Press F6 on your keyboard to bring up Open Forms.
  2. Type in "C" and press Enter to open Schedule C.
  3. Scroll down to the Part II Expenses section.
  4. Enter meals & entertainment expenses on line 24b according to the limits listed.

To enter the meals & entertainment expenses on Form 1065:

  1. Go to Form 1065 p.1-3.
  2. Scroll down to the Meals & Entertainment Smart Worksheet.

To enter the meals & entertainment expenses on Form 1120:

  1. Go to Form 1120 p.1-2.
  2. Scroll down to the Meals & Entertainment Smart Worksheet.
  3. Enter meals & entertainment expenses on lines A-D according to the limits listed.
    • The allowable percentage of your entries will transfer to line 26.

To enter the meals & entertainment expenses on Form 1120-S:

  1. Go to the Other Deductions Worksheet.
  2. Enter meals & entertainment expenses on lines A-D according to the limits listed.
    • The allowable percentage of your entries will transfer to line 18f.

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