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All TurboTax Self-Employed features
Ideal for 1099-NEC income
Whether you’re getting started or been self-employed for a while, we’re uniquely designed for independent contractors, gig-workers, and freelancers.
1099-NEC and 1099-K snap & autofill
Easily and conveniently upload your 1099-NEC or 1099-K with just a snap from your smartphone.
Self-Employed Tax Calculator
Plan ahead and avoid surprises with an accurate estimate of next year's return with our free Self-Employed Tax Calculator.
Every self–employed tax deduction
We'll search for 500 tax deductions and credits for things like business travel, entertainment, supplies, operating costs, and more to make sure you get every deduction you deserve.
Import from QuickBooks Self-Employed
We'll automatically import your QuickBooks Self-Employed income and expense accounts and classify them for you.
Simplify asset depreciation
Calculate depreciation and maximize your deductions, including assets like rental properties.
Mileage and vehicle deductions
We'll figure out if you get a bigger deduction by claiming actual expenses or by using the standard mileage rate.
Deduct new business expenses
We’ll show you the startup tax deductions for new businesses so you can get the maximum refund you deserve.
Rideshare and UberEats data import
Importing your Uber and Lyft rideshare tax data summary is a breeze. You can directly upload your food delivery income and expenses from UberEats.
Simplified Schedule C filing
Filing a Schedule C for your side gig income? We'll streamline the process so you won't have to answer any unnecessary questions and file faster.
Seamless Square payment importing
Save time and easily import your annual Square seller income into the right tax forms.
QBI guidance (Qualified Business Income)
We take all the guesswork out to see if you qualify for the QBI deduction.
Home office expense help
Have a home office? We'll help you determine what you can deduct and do all the calculations for you, along with tips on how to best manage your home office deductions.
Schedule C import (prior year PDF import)
Save even more time by easily importing a PDF of last year’s tax return from another major tax prep software.
Get an in-depth look at all of your self-employed (Schedule C) income. We'll provide a line-by-line comparison against previous years, so you can stay organized and make the right business decisions.
Get unlimited access to the helpful TurboTax community if you have questions about doing your taxes.
Need help from a tax expert?
Choose TurboTax Live Assisted Self-Employed to get unlimited expert advice as you do your own taxes or TurboTax Live Full Service Self-Employed to get matched to a dedicated tax expert who will do your taxes for you, start to finish.
Frequently asked questions
You’ll only need your email address and a phone number to get started. Just answer a few simple questions and you're on your way.
If you don’t have your forms on hand, you can auto-import your info from your W–2s or 1099s directly from more than a million participating employers and financial institutions.
Learn more about importing into TurboTax.
Eventually, for more complex tax situations, you may need additional documents like mortgage statements or other detailed financial information. But since we save your return as you go, you can finish anytime.
Yes. We offer free one-on-one audit guidance year-round from our experienced and knowledgeable tax staff. We'll let you know what to expect and how to prepare in the unlikely event you receive an audit letter from the IRS.
If you've already received a letter from the IRS for a return you filed with TurboTax, please review our Audit Support Guarantee for instructions on how to receive FREE step–by–step audit guidance and the option to connect with an expert.
We also offer full audit representation for an additional fee with TurboTax Audit Defense.
We'll guide you step by step to make sure it's reported correctly.
We search hundreds of tax deductions
We’ll find every tax deduction and credit you qualify for to boost your tax refund.
Every detail reviewed
Get a comprehensive review of your online tax return before you file so you can be confident nothing gets missed.
100% accurate calculations
Our calculations are 100% accurate on your tax return, or we’ll pay any IRS penalties.