Reporting income with no taxes withheld, no W2 from employer

My wife taught a class online and was paid by the organization in a check. There is no W2, no federal or state taxes were withheld. How do we report this on our joint filing in Turbo Tax?
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    If they don't send her a W2 they might send her a 1099Misc if it's over $600.  If you get a 1099Misc or don't get any form at all she is considered self employed.

    You need to report all your income even if you don't get a 1099Misc. You use your own records.

    You are considered self employed and have to fill out a schedule C for business income.  Enter it under…..
    Federal Taxes Tab
    Wages & Income
    Choose Explore on my own (if it comes up)
    Then scroll way down to Business Items
    Business Income and Expenses - Click the Start or Update button

    You use your own name and ssn.   You should say you use the Cash Accounting Method and all  income is at risk.  After you put in your income and expenses  if your net profit is $400 or more you will pay 15.3% (13.3% for 2011) Self Employment tax in addition to your regular income tax.  The Schedule SE will be automatically filled out for it.

    After it asks if you received any 1099Misc it will ask if you had any income not reported on a 1099Misc. You should be keeping your own records.  Just go through the interview and answer the questions.   Then you will enter your expenses.

    Here are the IRS instructions for  Schedule C, the business codes start on page 9
    http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i1040sc.pdf

    Also here is IRS information on Self Employment….
    http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=115045,00.html
    • We are pretty sure there won't be a W2. They never mentioned it. If there isn't what do we do?
    • I was posting the answer at the same time you posted again.
    • Thanks for your answer. To report as self income, do we need to report the income on Schedule C using our own business EIN?
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    Self-employment income is reported on Schedule C.  Are you sure they won't be sending her a W-2?  The deadline to mail these is Jan 31.
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