Don't delete your business if it closed sometime in 2022. Instead, report the business and make sure you select I stopped [your business] in 2022 on the Tell us about how long you've worked in [your business] screen.
Otherwise, follow these instructions to delete a business that transferred over from your 2021 return but is no longer owned by you as of January 1, 2022.
- 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 2022 self-employed work summary screen, select the trash can icon next to the defunct business
- Select Yes, delete this info to confirm the removal of all business-related forms