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filing a joint return...additional income my wife earned is offering private German language lessons...no business records, nor does she operate as listed business...word of mouth per social networking...does she have to claim any amount earned? If so, how or what line entry do we add this income...came to $4500 cash and personal checks
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She does not have to be a listed business to have self employment income. The $4500 would be reported on Schedule C or she could use the Schedule C EZ. The $4500 is GROSS INCOME line 1.

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