I'm an experienced Turbo Tax user, but I'm stumped. This year I had a child and became mostly stay-at-home, but I still earned $6693.50 on W-2s, and $1188 as my profit from my business (self-employed). (My husband is employed and we file jointly). My husband and I both maximized our Roth IRAs at $5500 each. I planned to maximize my contribution to my SEP, which according to the worksheet in IRS publication 560, should be $100.36. However, in the Business--> Less Common Business Situations --> Self-Employed Retirement, when I enter my Roth contributions my Federal refund changes and when I mark "Maximize my SEP contribution" it says $0. I thought the Roth IRA and SEP contributions were supposed to be completely independent? Why is my Federal refund changing at all when I enter my Roth contributions?? I thought only traditional IRA contributions affected your taxes? Should I not be entering the Roth contributions in the business section because they aren't from my self-employed income?
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