Home Sale Worksheet problem with PA

I'm reporting the sale of a principal residence and have no problem with the federal form but when I go to the PA return, the software wants to me to fill Sch PA-19, Taxable Sale of a Residence.The instructions say to not complete the worksheet if you qualify for the main home exclusion, which they do and I can remove the worksheet but when I switch from the federal back to the PA, then the worksheet is there again with errors. I know I can just report the sale in the sch-d condensed table but I want the software to work properly. Anyone know of a fix?

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The directions say to complete that form ONLY if they do not meet the exclusion.  Since you say they meet the exclusion for both federal and state, perhaps you don't need to report it for federal or state.  Unless they have business use somewhere, it doesn't need to be reported for either return.  You could delete the federal home sale worksheet and your PA problem would be gone.

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