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Generating individual Schedule C

SOLVEDby IntuitLacerte Tax10Updated February 24, 2022

Follow these steps to generate Schedule C in the Individual module:

  1. Go to Screen 16, Business Income (Sch. C)
  2. Locate the Business Income (Schedule C) section.
  3. Complete the applicable information about the business.
  4. Scroll down to the General Information section.
  5. Complete any applicable information.
  6. Scroll down to the Income section:
    • Enter Gross receipts or sales
    • Enter Returns and allowances
    • Enter Other income (Ctrl+E)
  7. Scroll down to the Cost of Goods Sold section.
  8. Complete any applicable information.
  9. Scroll down to the Expenses section.
  10. Enter the applicable expenses that pertain to this business.
  11. Scroll down to the Other Information section.
    • The Other Information section was added in Lacerte Tax 2013. In prior years, these entries can be found under the General Information section.
  12. Complete any applicable information about this business.
  1. Click on the Settings dropdown menu.
  2. Click on Options
  3. Select the Tax Return tab
  4. Scroll down to the Federal Tax Options section
  5. Locate the Schedule C-EZ option
  6. Select Suppress from the dropdown menu
  7. Click OK to save changes
  1. Go to Screen 16, Business Income (Sch. C).
  2. Click on the Business activity from the left navigation panel.
  3. Scroll down to the Other Information section.
    • Note: This input field is located under the General Information section in 2012 and prior years
  4. Enter a 2 in, Schedule C-EZ: 1 = when applicable, 2 = suppress.

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