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Where do I enter a 1099-MISC?

If you worked as a freelancer or contractor last year, you probably got a 1099-NEC instead of a 1099-MISC. Go here to learn how to enter that form.

To enter a 1099-MISC for miscellaneous income in TurboTax:

  1. Open or continue your return, if you're not already in it.
  2. Search for 1099-misc and select the Jump-to link.
  3. Answer Yes to Did you get a 1099-MISC?
    • If you already entered a 1099-MISC, you'll be on the 1099-MISC Summary screen, in which case select Add Another 1099-MISC.
    • If you need to edit or delete a previously-entered 1099-MISC, select the appropriate button.
  4. Enter the info from your form into the corresponding boxes.
    • If you need to enter boxes 4–6 or 8–17, check My form has other info in boxes 1–17 to expand the form.

I got my 1099-MISC for a rental property, royalties, or farm income or rental

If your 1099-MISC was for any of the following, you'll enter it in another section of TurboTax. If your 1099-MISC was for:

  • Rental Properties and Royalties (Schedule E):
    • Search for rental income and expenses (use this exact phrase) and select the Jump to link.
  • Farm Income and Farm Rental:
    • Search for farm income and select the Jump to link.
  • Boxes 1 and 2 missing from your 1099-MISC screen? Go back to the main 1099-MISC screen using the steps above.
  • Trying to enter a 1099-MISC in the mobile app? Follow this link for instructions.

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