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I was a victim of a scam last year.... how do I report the

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I was a victim of a scam last year.... how do I report the loss on Turbo
Tax?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Lane replied 1 month ago.

Hi,

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This is reported as a casualty/theft loss (the form is used for both) on form 4684 "Casualties and Thefts."

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Here's what the form looks like:

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https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f4684.pdf

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In TurboTax, jump to the entry area for casualty loss:

  1. Enter casualty loss in the TurboTax search box and press the Enter key.
  2. On the Stolen or Damaged Items screen, click Yes.
  3. Answer the interview questions describing your event.
  4. When finished at the Property Summary screen,
    Enter any additional property losses by clicking the Add a Property button.