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Self-employed health insurance is entered with your business income and expenses.

You will need to edit the information for the self-employed business to enter the self-employed health insurance deduction amount.  Use the following steps:

  • On the top row of the TurboTax online screen, click on Search (or for CD/downloaded TurboTax locate the search box in the upper right corner)

  • This opens a box where you can type in “schedule c” (be sure to enter exactly as shown here) and click the magnifying glass (or for CD/downloaded TurboTax, click Find)

  • The search results will give you an option to “Jump to schedule c

  • Click on the blue “Jump to schedule c” link

  • Click Edit beside your business name

  • Scroll to the Business Expenses section and click Update beside Other Common Business Expenses

  • Scroll down and click Update beside the Insurance Payments section

  • Click Update (or Start) beside Health Insurance Premiums

 

You will also need to visit the section for Health Savings Accounts (HSA) to record your contributions to your HSA.  Use the following steps to go to that section:

  • On the top row of the TurboTax online screen, click on Search (or for CD/downloaded TurboTax locate the search box in the upper right corner)

  • This opens a box where you can type in “hsa” (be sure to enter exactly as shown here) and click the magnifying glass (or for CD/downloaded TurboTax, click Find)

  • The search results will give you an option to “Jump to hsa

  • Click on the blue “Jump to hsa” link and enter your information