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I have related job expenses with my 1099-MISC but I don't see where I can record them. I didn't own a business I just was an independent contractor

 
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WillK
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I have related job expenses with my 1099-MISC but I don't see where I can record them. I didn't own a business I just was an independent contractor

If there are wages reported in box 7 of your 1099-MISC then you are considered an independent contractor/self-employed by the IRS. You might not have opened a business, but by being an independent contractor you are in-fact the business. Your business name is your name and the business address is your address.  

You will need to be using the self-employed version of Turbo Tax. When start entering in the business information you will enter in the business profile (review this carefully, the answers you out here will help the program know what else you need to enter and generate), then move on to the business income. Once you enter the business income, then you will be taken to the inventory screen, then expenses, then assets. If you do not have inventory, you can skip this, and then you will be taken to the expense page. 
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WillK
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I have related job expenses with my 1099-MISC but I don't see where I can record them. I didn't own a business I just was an independent contractor

If there are wages reported in box 7 of your 1099-MISC then you are considered an independent contractor/self-employed by the IRS. You might not have opened a business, but by being an independent contractor you are in-fact the business. Your business name is your name and the business address is your address.  

You will need to be using the self-employed version of Turbo Tax. When start entering in the business information you will enter in the business profile (review this carefully, the answers you out here will help the program know what else you need to enter and generate), then move on to the business income. Once you enter the business income, then you will be taken to the inventory screen, then expenses, then assets. If you do not have inventory, you can skip this, and then you will be taken to the expense page. 
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