Credit Karma Tax supports the most-common tax forms and schedules. You can check out the complete list of forms we support here.
But we can’t do everything just yet. These are some forms and situations that Credit Karma Tax does not support this year.
|Form or situation||What it's for|
|Part-year state returns||You or your spouse lived in more than one state last year.|
|Multiple state returns||You or your spouse earned income in more than one state last year.|
|Nonresident state returns||You earned income from a state you weren’t a resident of. This could include wages, rental income, or S-corp or partnership income.|
|Filing state taxes without filing federal taxes||On Credit Karma Tax, you can file your federal taxes with or without filing state taxes, but it doesn’t work the other way around — no state filing without federal.|
|Filing federal return with different deduction method than state return
If you take the standard deduction when you file your federal return on Credit Karma Tax, then you must do the same if you file your state return through Credit Karma Tax.
|Prior year returns (including amended returns)||Credit Karma Tax only supports preparing tax year 2018 returns.|
|You are self-employed and residing in Puerto Rico.|
|Form 1116 - Foreign Tax Credit||Allows you to claim a credit for certain foreign taxes accrued or paid to a foreign country or U.S. possession.|
|Form 2555 - Foreign Earned Income||This form determines your foreign earned income exclusion and your housing exclusion or deduction.|
|Form 8332 - Release of Claim to Exemption for Child by Custodial Parent||Releasing a claim to an exemption for your child so that a non-custodial parent can claim it, or revoking a previous release of a claim to a child exemption.|
|Form 8615 - Tax for Certain Children Who Have Unearned Income||Required in certain situations where your child had unearned income of less than $2,100 for the year.|
|Nonresident alien federal tax return (Form 1040NR)||Generally for nonresident aliens of the U.S. engaged in a trade or business in the U.S.|
|Earned Income Credit with Non-Dependents||You’re using a qualifying child who is not your dependent for purposes of claiming the Earned Income Credit.|
|Married filing separately in community property states (state returns)||
If you live in a community property state (Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas* or Wisconsin) and you’re filing as married filing separately, we won't be able to help prepare your state tax return. You can still file your federal taxes for free.
*Texas doesn’t require state income taxes. See the 7 states that don’t require a state income tax here.
|Clergy member tax filings (e.g., ministers or pastors)||Members of the clergy can take advantage of special tax rules and exemptions.|
|Part-Year New York City Tax Returns or Part-Year Yonkers City Tax Returns||You resided in New York City or Yonkers during part of the tax year.|
|State Schedule K-1 Forms||You received a separate K-1 form for a state (not just a federal Schedule K-1) from an entity.|
|Estate and Trust income from Schedule K-1||You received a K-1 from an estate or trust for the tax year.|
|Form 2210 - Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Individuals, Estates, and Trusts||You didn’t withhold or pay enough taxes during the tax year. If you’re unsure if this form applies to you, the IRS provides a flowchart at the beginning of the form to help you determine if you need to file this form.|
|Schedule J, Income Averaging for Farmers and Fishermen||You want to average your fishing or farming taxable income over the previous 3 years.|
|Form 8864, Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel Fuels Credit||You want to claim credits for biodiesel and renewable diesel fuels sold or used in the tax year.|
|Form 8885, Health Coverage Tax Credit||You want to claim the Health Coverage Tax Credit.|
|Form 8903, Domestic Production Activities Deduction||For large and small businesses, or other eligible individuals or entities, who produce their goods or work in the United States.|
|Form 8915A, Qualified 2016 Disaster Retirement Plan Distributions and Repayments||If you were adversely affected by a 2016 disaster and received a qualifying distribution for favorable tax treatment.|
|Form 8915B, Qualified 2017 Disaster Retirement Plan Distributions and Repayments||If you were adversely affected by a 2017 disaster and received a qualifying distribution for favorable tax treatment.|