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rwiesel
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If I'm a part time independent contractor making less than $5000 a year, can I still file a joint return and how do I report my income?

My husband is a regular employee who receives a W2. Since I made so little, I'm told I won't receive a form 1099. I understand I need to calculate my own earnings, but I'm not sure how to report them on a joint tax return?

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KatrinaB
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If I'm a part time independent contractor making less than $5000 a year, can I still file a joint return and how do I report my income?

Yes. Since you were legally married, you're eligible to file as married filing jointly. This income will be reported on a schedule C. Please follow the directions below to enter this income into Turbo Tax.

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KatrinaB
Intuit Alumni

If I'm a part time independent contractor making less than $5000 a year, can I still file a joint return and how do I report my income?

Yes. Since you were legally married, you're eligible to file as married filing jointly. This income will be reported on a schedule C. Please follow the directions below to enter this income into Turbo Tax.

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