The 1040: Self-Employment Taxes & (3) SE Adjustments on Page 1

•• To be continued… in October 2017••

Schedule SE: Self-Employment Taxes to report the Social Security and Medicare taxes due on the Net Profit from your self-employment.

  • Calculating and reporting the tax on line 57
  • Adjustment on page 1 of form 1040, line27 – for half SE tax paid

Page 1 Adjustments related to Self-Employment income

  • line 27: Deductible part of Self-Employment tax
    • flows from the Schedule SE
  • line 28: Self-Employment retirement plan deductions
    • much more generous than the Regular IRA contribution deduction
  • line 29: Self-Employment Health Insurance deduction
    • Up to your Net Profit from self-employment then rest to Schedule A

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