Internal Revenue Service United States Department of the Treasury
Level Basic Advanced Military International

Income — Business; Form 1040, Line 12 Workout

When to complete Schedule C-EZ or C

Topic Activity

How Would You Respond?

Jason, who has indicated on his intake and interview sheet that he has his own business, comes into the volunteer site for help with filing his return.

Using the intake and interview sheet as a guide, ask probing questions to learn more about Jason's self-employment income, his accounting method, and his business expenses. Follow this conversation and try to determine if Jason qualifies to fill out a Schedule C-EZ.

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Approved intake and interview sheet

Approved intake and interview sheet