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Why is TT asking for business information when I have no business.

 
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Why is TT asking for business information when I have no business.

You most likely entered a 1099-MISC that is being classified as self-employment income.  Whenever you enter any self-employment income, TurboTax will create a Schedule C and ask you for information to create your business profile.  See the IRS links below for further clarification.

Another way this can happen is if you entered a W-2 and checked box 13 for a ''statutory employee''.  

Who is Self-Employed?

Generally, you are self-employed if any of the following apply to you:

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