Allocating the correct credits to the Injured Spouse is very important when preparing Form 8379.
Follow the instructions below to allocate the credits to the applicable spouse in the tax software:
Complete Form 8379 and mark the correct taxpayer/spouse as the Injured Spouse
Click the greyed line 17 field (middle column) and select Worksheets from the active options window (F3 is the shortcut)
Manually adjust the amounts allocated on each line item on the worksheet (see both images below)
Image NOT allocated:
Image ALLOCATED correctly: