I work as a Freelance Photographer for my own company and as hired cleaner for a local church and paster. Is there a way to seperate my two jobs for tax purposes?


Hello there, audinphotography,

Here are some details on how QuickBooks Self-Employed works.

Each QBSE account is used to support one self-employed individual or self-employed business and can only generate one Schedule C.

If you're considered as a W2 employee for being a hired cleaner and paster, just make sure to enter your W2 Tax Profile information. Here's how:

  1. Go to the Gear icon.
  2. Select Tax profile.
  3. Input your W2 information. (Please see screenshot below for reference)
  4. Click Save once done.

All your income from cleaning, it'll be categorized as personal income. On the other hand, all your income from being a freelance photographer will be considered as a business income.

However, if both of your jobs are self-employed, then, you'll need to have 2 QBSE account to generate 2 separate Schedule C form.

For further information, you can check out this article: How We Calculate Estimated Tax Payments. It explains how the system calculates your taxes.

    Please let me know if I can be of any further help in categorizing your taxes in QuickBooks Self-Employed. I'm always here to help.

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