Schedule SE, Self-Employment Tax
Printable Tax Form And Instructions 2017, 2016, 2015

Schedule SE is used to calculate both your self-employment tax due, and your one-half self-employment tax deduction on IRS Form 1040. Schedule SE is generally required if you file Schedule C-EZ, Schedule C, Schedule F, or Schedule K-1 (Form 1065). You can not file Schedule SE with one of the shorter IRS forms such as Form 1040A or Form 1040EZ.

Examples of when to use Schedule SE:

  • Practice a profession: freelancer, instructor, agent, etc.
  • Own a business as a sole proprietor or one owner LLC.
  • Own a farm: livestock, produce, grains, greenhouse, nursery, floriculture, dairy, aquaculture, etc.
  • General or limited partner in a partnership.
  • Filing form Schedule C, Schedule C-EZ, Schedule F, or Schedule K-1.

Schedule SE Tax Form And Instructions

Click any of the federal IRS Schedule SE tax form links below to download, view, print, edit, or save as a PDF file for the corresponding year. These free PDF files are unaltered and are pulled directly from the publisher.

Schedule SE Tax Form 2017
Schedule SE Tax Form Instructions 2017

Schedule SE Tax Form 2016
Schedule SE Tax Form Instructions 2016

Schedule SE Tax Form 2015
Schedule SE Tax Form Instructions 2015

Schedule SE tax forms and instructions booklet are generally updated in December of each year by the IRS. If updated, the 2017 tax year PDF file will display, the prior tax year 2016 if not. Last year, many of the individual income tax forms were published late in December, with instructions booklet following in early January due to last minute legislative changes.

More Tax Forms, Schedules, And Instructions

The printable Schedule SE tax form and instructions booklet links above are a quick reference for those looking to print the one federal IRS form. Even more printable federal IRS tax forms, supporting schedules, and instructions booklet are grouped by year on our pages below:

2017 Tax Forms
2016 Tax Forms
2015 Tax Forms
2014 Tax Forms
2013 Tax Forms

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Last updated: January 6, 2018