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gsherman
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I still can not get to Schedule C. I have done everything that I have been told. Each time I choose it, I am sent directly back to the wages and income page. Help

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GloriaL
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I still can not get to Schedule C. I have done everything that I have been told. Each time I choose it, I am sent directly back to the wages and income page. Help

Currently there is a known issue when using TurboTax Online that is related to the program asking you to double-click to link to Schedule C. 

 

Please review the article below and use the link in the article to enter your email address to be notified once this is resolved:  

 

TurboTax: Why Am I Unable to Link my 1099-NEC?

 

Also you can review the information below for steps to possibly solve the issue.  

 

Income reported on Form 1099-NEC must be reported on Schedule C, the program is trying to link these two forms together to be sure that it is reported correctly and on the right form.

 

Revisit the section where you entered the Form 1099-NEC if you entered it on its own and delete that entry, by following these steps:

  1. Open TurboTax.
  2. On the top right corner of TurboTax online screen, click on Search (or for CD/downloaded TurboTax locate the search box in the upper right corner).
  3. Type in “1099-NEC” (or for CD/downloaded TurboTax, click Find),
  4. Click on the “Jump to 1099-NEC” link.

This will bring you a summary of all Form 1099-NEC that you have entered.  Click Delete or the trash can icon next to each one.

 

Next, you will re-enter the Form 1099-NEC as part of the Schedule C so that the income is reported directly as part of your Business Income and Expenses and within the correct form and section of your return.

 

Follow these steps to go to the Schedule C section of your return: 

  1. On the top right corner of TurboTax online screen, click on Search (or for CD/downloaded TurboTax locate the search box in the upper right corner).
  2. Type in “schedule c” (or for CD/downloaded TurboTax, click Find).
  3. Click on the “Jump to schedule c” link.

If you already have created a Schedule C in your return, click on edit and go to the section to Add Income.  This is where you will re-enter the Form 1099-NEC. 

 

If you do not already have a Schedule C in your return, follow the prompts and enter the information about your work/business for which you received the Form 1099-NEC.  Then continue through that section to Add Income and enter the Form 1099-NEC along with any additional income you received for that business.  

 

Once you have completed this, the error should be eliminated. 

gsherman
New Member

I still can not get to Schedule C. I have done everything that I have been told. Each time I choose it, I am sent directly back to the wages and income page. Help

Thank you. It seems to have worked, but now having issues with the 1099-NEC. My husband and I each have one. Turbo will not recognize my husbands and think it is me, though I choose the right person. I have deleted both and restarted 5+ times. Help...

LinaJ2020
Expert Alumni

I still can not get to Schedule C. I have done everything that I have been told. Each time I choose it, I am sent directly back to the wages and income page. Help

The issue has been submitted and is currently under investigation.  Please click on the following link and sign up for an email notification when it's fixed.  

 

1099 NEC link to spouse

 

Why am I not able to link my 1099-NEC

 

Thank You for your patience

 

Beginning with the 2020 tax year, the IRS will require business taxpayers to report nonemployee compensation on the new Form 1099-NEC instead of on Form 1099-MISC. Businesses will need to use this form if they made payments totaling $600 or more to a nonemployee, such as an independent contractor.  This was done to help clarify the separate filing deadlines on Form 1099-MISC and the new 1099-NEC form will be used starting with the 2020 tax year.

  

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