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I need to issue a 1099 misc for contract labor

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I need to issue a 1099 misc for contract labor

To enter Form 1099 MISC contract labor information in TurboTax Self-Employed online, follow-

1.  Sign into your account and select Take me to my return

2.  At the right upper corner, in the search box , type in schedule C and Enter 

3.  Select Jump to schedule C 

4.  On screen, Did you have any self employment income or expenses?  Answer Yes, continue through step-by-                        step interview questions about your business

5.  On screen, Pay Any Employees? answer Yes

6.  On screen, Did you make any payments that required you to issue a form 1099?, answer Yes and select                              Continue

7.  On screen, Your Business, under Business Expenses / Other Common Business Expenses, select Start or Update

6.  Next screen, Let's write off some business expenses, scroll down to Contract Labor, select Start to enter your info.

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I need to issue a 1099 misc for contract labor

How do I print out 1099 for contract labor file and mail to recipients??

Level 15

I need to issue a 1099 misc for contract labor

Actually this year for 2020 it is a new form 1099NEC to replace 1099Misc box 7.  Are you using the Online Self Employed version?


For Online Self Employed version,

Log into your account

Scroll down to Your Account and click on Show

Click on Create W-2s and 1099s


In your return, Anywhere on any screen you see....

Help me prepare and file W-2s and 1099s

Click on it and the side box will open, Then click on Quick Employer Formsin the side box.

Or from the Account Screen it will take you directly to Quick Employer Forms


See my answer with screen shots at the very end of this thread

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