Hi there. It depends upon the type of the income received. Form 1040 instructions provide the following guidance depending on the type of the income. ....
1099-MISC Rents (box 1) See the Instructions for Schedule E*
Royalties (box 2) See the Instructions for Schedule E* (for timber, coal, and iron ore
royalties, see Pub. 544)*
Other income (box 3) Form 1040, line 21*
Nonemployee compensation (box 7) Schedule C, C-EZ, or F; but if you were not self-employed, see the
instructions on Form 1099-MISC
Excess golden parachute payments (box 13) See the instructions for Form 1040, line 60
Other (boxes 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 14, and 15b) See the instructions on Form 1099-MISC
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