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samantha_caitlin
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What do I enter in 'double click to link to: schedule c' line?

 
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AnnetteB6
Employee Tax Expert

What do I enter in 'double click to link to: schedule c' line?

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.  Take a look at the TurboTax article below and use the link in the article to enter your email address to be notified once this is resolved.  

 

Why can't I link my 1099-NEC in TurboTax Online?

 

Alternatively, take a look at the additional information below for a possible series of steps to solve the issue.  

 

Since income reported on Form 1099-NEC needs to be reported on Schedule C, the program is trying to tie these two forms together to be sure that it is reported correctly and on the right form.

 

Try going back to the section where you entered the Form 1099-NEC if you entered it on its own and delete that entry.  Use these steps:

  • On the top row of the TurboTax online screen, click on Search (or for CD/downloaded TurboTax locate the search box in the upper right corner)
  • This opens a box where you can type in “1099-NEC” and click the magnifying glass (or for CD/downloaded TurboTax, click Find)
  • The search results will give you an option to “Jump to 1099-NEC
  • Click on the blue “Jump to 1099-NEC” link

This will bring you to the 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.

 

Use these steps to go to the Schedule C section of your return.  

  • On the top row of the TurboTax online screen, click on Search (or for CD/downloaded TurboTax locate the search box in the upper right corner)
  • This opens a box where you can type in “schedule c” and click the magnifying glass (or for CD/downloaded TurboTax, click Find)
  • The search results will give you an option to “Jump to schedule c
  • Click on the blue “Jump to schedule c” link

If you already have a Schedule C in your return, edit it 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 plus any other income you received for that self-employed business.  

 

Don't forget you can also claim expenses related to your business.

 

After you are finished, the error condition should be eliminated. 

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John H3
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What do I enter in 'double click to link to: schedule c' line?

I've tried this and it won't work.  I also called turbo tax to talk to a live representative.  All she did was take me back to the beginning, deleting my 1099 NEC, re-entering them, only to get back to the schedule C "double-click" nightmare.  She wasted and hour of my time and had no solution.  She said she would email me with a solution, but I have not been emailed yet.  Their software is not capable of handling NECs yet.  Unfortunately you pay for your filing before the review.  I've already paid them so I can't delete my work and go to HR block or another source.

AnnetteB6
Employee Tax Expert

What do I enter in 'double click to link to: schedule c' line?

If the possible work-around in the post above did not work for you, be sure to register your email in the TurboTax article below to be notified when the issue has been resolved in the software.  Click the blue 'please sign up here' link at the bottom of the article.

 

Why am I not able to link my 1099-NEC in TurboTax Online?

 

@John H3

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John H3
Level 1

What do I enter in 'double click to link to: schedule c' line?

Hello Annette,

 

I was charged the $110 for filing prior to my 1099-NEC being flagged in a final review.  Will I be reimbursed these expenses because TurboTax won't allow me to properly file?  Please advise.

MichelleLO
Employee TurboTax Specialist

What do I enter in 'double click to link to: schedule c' line?

Please reach out to TurboTax Customer Support via this Contact Us link to discuss your options. Use the keywords billing issues so you get to the right person. 

@John H3
 

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