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HSA Family and Single Contributions (Form 8889?)

I'm using H&R Block 2017 and I'm running into an issue with HSA contributions.

 

At the beginning of the year, my wife had an HSA account and contributed $275 to an account in January. This money is still in the account (probably shrunk now due to fees and inactivity). In February, we had a family plan (new job) and started contributing to an HSA. This lasted through the year and I contributed $6750--the family limit. Neither account has had anything withdrawn. And we both were fully covered by insurance for all of 2017.

 

This means our total contributions were $6750 + $275, so $275 over the limit.

 

I must be doing something wrong because I keep going through the HSA contributions page and can't get it to detect the $275 excess. Any ideas?

Thanks!