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If you have church income (NOT including clergy, minister, or missionary wages), reported on a Form W-2 that are subject to self-employment taxes, but no FICA (Social Security and Medicare) taxes were withheld, follow these instructions to enter or review the adjustment for Schedule SE:
  1. From within your TaxAct return (Online or Desktop), click on the Federal tab. On smaller devices, click in the upper left-hand corner, then choose Federal.
  2. Click Taxes to expand the category and then click Self-employment tax adjustments
  3. Click Continue until you reach the screen Self-Employment Tax - Clergy Information
  4. Enter the income in the third field on the screen titled Church employee income (if applicable):

Schedule SE will print with the return and calculate the applicable self-employment tax on the return.


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