TurboTax FAQ
TurboTax FAQ

How do I report income from self-employment in TurboTax CD/Download Home & Business?

You received a 1099-MISC for your self-employed income.

Type “1099-misc” in the Search box and then select the “Jump to” link. This will take you directly to the section where you can enter your 1099-MISC. You’ll also be able to enter any cash, personal checks or credit card payments (Form 1099-K) related to your self-employment.

Your self-employment income was only from cash or personal checks or credit card payments.   

Type “Schedule C” in the Search box and then select the “Jump to” link. This will take you to where you can enter any cash, personal checks or credit card payments (Form 1099-K) related to your self-employment. You may first be asked some general questions about your business. After you answer them, you’ll be taken to the Your Business screen. Click Start (or Update) next to Business Income, and then click Start (or Update) next to General Income. Here you can enter your income from cash, personal checks or credit card payments (1099-K).


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