Below are solutions to frequently asked questions about generating Schedule A, Itemized Deductions in Lacerte.
Follow these steps to generate Schedule A in the program:
- Go to Screen 25, Itemized Deductions (Sch. A).
- Enter the taxpayer's or spouse's amounts in the applicable fields.
- Go to the Forms tab.
- Select Schedule A from the left-hand menu.
- Compare the results on Schedule A, line 17 against the IRS standard deduction.
- If Schedule A, line 17 is greater than the standard deduction, Lacerte will generate Schedule A.