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14903: WI - Homestead Credit


Where do I fill out the Wisconsin Schedule H for the Homestead Credit?

To access the Homestead Credit, you will go to States > Wisconsin. On the right column of the Wisconsin general tab, you will see the H Homestead Credit Claim (HCC) screen. Fill out the applicable information in the H screen, and any other required screens in the "Homestead Credit" section.

Per the WI state instructions:

You May Be Able To Claim Homestead Credit If:

  • You owned or rented your home in 2016
  • You were a legal resident of Wisconsin from January 1 through December 31, 2016
  • You were age 18 or older on December 31, 2016
  • You will not be claimed as a dependent on someone else's 2016 federal income tax return

See page 4 of the Schedule H Instructions for more information.

Credit Not Calculating

If the Homestead Credit isn't calculating, you can force the printing of the form to view the calculations.To force the printing of the Schedule H, open the OPT Special Print Options, Including W-RA screen. Check the box to Force Schedule H. 

Filing Schedule H Only

Use the check boxes in this section to file the Schedule H only. This will suppress Forms 1, 1A and Z.

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