If you need to file an income tax return but someone else claimed you as a dependent, you could still file but it is important that you choose the following options:
- Someone else can claim me as a dependent on their tax return and
- And this person will claim me on their 2016 tax return. See the screenshot below.
To enter the W-2:
- Type W-2 in the search bar and click search.
- Click on Jump to W-2.
- Enter the W-2 information.
To enter income from self-employment, Simply follow these steps to enter your income from self-employment.
For additional information, see IRS Publication 17 Chapter 1.