How do I generate Form 8911, the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Credit, in a 1040 return using interview forms in CCH® ProSystem fx® Tax?

Inputs for the Form 8911 - Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Credit can be made on the following Interview Forms:

  1. Go to Interview Form DP-1 - Federal Depreciation and Amortization.
    • In Boxes 30 through 71, enter the property information.
    • In Box 144 - ITC Code, enter AH.
  2. Calculate the return.
Note:  If vehicle was not used 100% for business and information is entered on Interview Form DP-3 to that effect, then the personal part of the credit will flow to Form 8911, Part III. The Business part will show on Parts I and II.

Based on where your input is being made, the following inputs will be necessary:
  • For Interview Form K-1, through Interview Form K-12:
  1. Go to Interview Form K-3 - K-1 Credits, Forms 3468 and 4255 and REMICS.
    • Enter Box 57 - Alternative fuel vehicle refueling property credit.
  2. Calculate the return.
  • For IRS Interview Forms doing a Partnership Passthrough:
  1. Go to Interview Form IRS K-1 1065 - Schedule K-1.
    • In Box 200 - Type (15F - Other rental real estate credits), enter 17 
      • Note: Double click on this box to see all options. 
    • Enter Box 201 - Amount, or enter Box 203 - Type (15G - Other rental credits), enter 17.
    • Enter Box 204 - Amount, or Enter Box 216 - Type (15P - Credits), enter 17.
    • Enter Box 217 - Amount.
  2. Calculate the return.
  • For IRS Interview Forms doing a S-Corporation Passthrough:
  1. Go to Interview Form IRS K-1 1120S Schedule K-1.
    • In Box 160 - Type (13F - Other rental real estate credits), enter 17 
      • ​Note: Double click on this box to see all options.
    • Enter Box 161 - Amount, or in Box 163 - Type (13G), enter 17.
    • Enter Box 164 - Amount, or in Box 177 - Type (13P - Other credits), enter 17.
    • Enter Box 178 - Amount.
  2. Calculate the return.

Notes:

Information entered on passthroughs will flow to Form 8911, Form 8582CR (if passive), then to Form 3800, and then to Form 1040.

To generate Form 8911, Part III - Credit for Personal Use Part of Refueling Property, do the following:

  • Go to Interview Form DP-1 - Federal Depreciation and Amortization.
    • In Boxes 30-71, enter the property information.
    • In Box 118 - ITC code, use the drop-down to select one of the following:
      • AH - Alternative fuel refueling.
      • HX - Alternative fuel refueling - Special.
  • Go to Interview Form DP-3 - Listed Property, 4562 Questions and Percent Excluded Information.
    • ​​In Box 30 - Asset Number, enter the asset number.
    • In Box 31 - Listed Prop Code, use the drop-down to select the appropriate code.
    • In Box 36 - 20XX % Excluded, enter 1.0.
  • Calculate the return.
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