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knightsamantha14
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I babysit for my sister. She had me fill out a w-10 for her but how do I claim it as income?

 
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MinhT
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I babysit for my sister. She had me fill out a w-10 for her but how do I claim it as income?

You have to report the income you received from your sister.

Babysitting income is considered as self-employment income by the IRS.

To report this income in TurboTax, open your tax return and follow these steps:

  • Click on Federal Taxes, then on Wages and Income
  • Under All Income, locate the Self-Employment section
  • Click Show more and click Start next to Income and Expenses (see attached screenshot).

You'll need to upgrade to TurboTax Deluxe to report this income. If you have expenses to claim against this income, you'll need to upgrade to TurboTax Self-Employed.


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MinhT
Expert Alumni

I babysit for my sister. She had me fill out a w-10 for her but how do I claim it as income?

You have to report the income you received from your sister.

Babysitting income is considered as self-employment income by the IRS.

To report this income in TurboTax, open your tax return and follow these steps:

  • Click on Federal Taxes, then on Wages and Income
  • Under All Income, locate the Self-Employment section
  • Click Show more and click Start next to Income and Expenses (see attached screenshot).

You'll need to upgrade to TurboTax Deluxe to report this income. If you have expenses to claim against this income, you'll need to upgrade to TurboTax Self-Employed.


**Say "Thanks" by clicking the thumb icon in a post
**Mark the post that answers your question by clicking on "Mark as Best Answer"

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