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How does my business losses reduce my personal income? As I enter expenses my federal refund continues to go up even though the business is at a loss.

 
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How does my business losses reduce my personal income? As I enter expenses my federal refund continues to go up even though the business is at a loss.

Losses on Schedule C carry to line 12 of the 1040. Therefore, losses from a sole proprietorship (the Schedule C), reduce your AGI (adjust gross income) dollar for dollar, which in turn reduces your tax liability and increases your refund (if any).
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