1120-US: Form 1139 - Application for refund FAQs

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The following includes answers to common questions about Form 1139.

How do I prepare Form 1139?

How do I recalculate the prior-year's tax returns to generate the after carryback amounts for Form 1139?

I completed all data entry in the Before Carryback and After Carryback columns on Screen 1139 for all years that the loss is being carried back, but Form 1139 is not calculating. Why?

Why doesn't Form 1139 show a tentative refund?

Why is Form 1139 printing when I do not want to carry back a net operating loss?

How do I elect to waive the carryback period of a current-year NOL?

How does NOL carryback affect the Domestic Production Activity Deduction (DPAD) in the prior year?

How do I calculate a five-year carryback of net operating loss?

How does UltraTax/1120 determine the carryback period to use for the net operating loss of a consolidated group?

Why is Form 1139 printing?

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