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How do I enter contract labor on my 2022 return?

SOLVEDby TurboTax85Updated 2 weeks ago

If you use independent contractors in your business, choose the TurboTax version that applies to you to enter your contract labor expense.

  1. Open (continue) your return if it's not already open
  2. Inside TurboTax, search for schedule c and select the Jump to link in the search results.
  3. Answer Yes to Did you have any self-employment income or expenses? and follow the instructions to set up your business
    • If you land on the Your 2022 self-employed work summary screen, edit or review the business that has contract labor. If you don’t see Contract labor listed in the Expenses section, scroll down to Add expenses for this work
  4. On the What kind of expenses did you have for [business]? screen, scroll down to Less common expenses (select the down arrow if needed)
  5. Scroll down and select Contract labor
  6. Scroll down and select Continue at the bottom of the screen
  7. On the Here's your [business] info screen, scroll down to the Expenses category and select Start next to Contract labor
  8. On the Let’s enter the contract labor expenses for your [business] work screen, enter the Description(s) and Amount(s) and select Continue to save the info
  1. Open (continue) your return if it isn't already open
  2. Inside TurboTax, search for schedule c and select the Jump to link in the search results.
  3. Answer Yes to Did you have any income and expenses for a business in 2022? and follow the instructions to set up your business
  4. On the Your [business] screen, scroll down to Business Expenses, and select Start/Update next to Other Common Business Expenses
  5. On the Business Expenses screen, select Start next to Contract Labor
    • Depending on your version of TurboTax, you might find this after you select Start next to All other expenses on the Business Expenses screen
  6. On the Enter Contract Labor Expenses screen (or the Enter Your Business Expenses screen), enter the total of your contract labor expenses
  7. Select Continue when finished

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