Don't delete your business if it closed sometime in 2019. Instead, report the business and make sure you select I stopped [your business] in 2019 on the Tell us how long you've worked in [your business] screen.
Otherwise, follow these instructions to delete a business that transferred over from your 2018 return but is no longer owned by you as of January 1, 2019.
- With your return open, search for business (schedule c). Be sure to include the parentheses.
- Select the Jump to link in the search results.
- On the Your 2019 self-employed work summary screen, select the trash can icon next to the defunct business.
- Answer Yes, delete this info to confirm the removal of all business-related forms.