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You will see the following warning message in H&R Block’s 2016 tax software if, in the Splitting your pension income section on the Your 2016 income page you entered a split-pension income amount that’s more than the maximum amount you’re allowed split:

The amount entered as your split-pension income can’t be higher than ${1}. [Warning]

How do I fix this? 

To correct the error, enter the correct pension amount that you and your spouse or common-law partner have chosen  to split for the year in the designated field of the Your 2016 income page under the OPTIMIZATION icon. The split-pension income amount can’t be more than 50% of your pension income for the year.

If you would like to split the maximum pension amount allowed, you can leave this field blank and H&R Block’s tax software will automatically calculate this amount for you.