A short sale is reported on Form 8849 in the year it closes. Short sales entered into after 2010 are not reported to you on your 1099-B until the year the security is delivered to satisfy the obligation (unless there is backup withholding).
To report your 1099-B in the program:
- Federal Section
- Income (Select My Forms)
- Capital Gains and Losses (Schedule D)
- Capital Gains and Loss Items