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Where can I e-file my 1099-MISC?

Freelancers who earned more than $600 from a client over the course of the year will receive a 1099-MISC detailing the exact income amount. You don’t actually file a 1099-MISC, since it serves a similar purpose as a W2; it provides information you’ll need to fill out your tax return.

The information on your 1099-MISC will usually go on a Schedule C – Profit or Loss From Business, which documents all your income, profit and loss from self-employment.

You’ll also file Schedule SE, Self-Employment Tax, to pay your Social Security and Medicare taxes. When you file your taxes with 1040.com, we’ll help you complete all the necessary forms to report your freelance income.

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