Eligibility Questionnaire For STC

    Question 1 of 5

    In 2020 or 2021, were you ever self-employed? This includes any work as a sole proprietor, 1099 contractor, freelancer, single-member LLC, gig worker, etc.


    Question 2 of 5

    Did you file a Schedule SE (Self-Employment Tax) form with your tax returns in 2020 or 2021? Often times this form is generated for you, especially if you received a 1099 or filed a Schedule C.

    Learn more and how to find it.


    Did you have positive net earnings in your Schedule SE for either 2019, 2020 or 2021? This can be found in line 6 of your Schedule SE. If this line is blank or has a negative amount, select NO.


    Question 3 of 5

    Did you miss self-employment work in 2020 or 2021 due to COVID-related issues? Unsure? Click here for examples


    Did you file for Unemployment benefits for the same period?


    Question 4 of 5

    Have you already filed for Sick and Family Leave days for either 2020 or 2021?

    Still unsure? Check your Form 1040 in 2020 and 2021. If line 31 is blank or has $0, select “NO”.


    Question 5 of 5

    Were you also a W-2 employee in 2020 or 2021? Unsure?

    Click here to learn more about W-2 forms.


    Did the W-2 issuing employer provide you with sick or family leave? Did they file this leave with the IRS on your behalf?

    Here is where you can quickly check.


    Self Employed Income (Line 6 of your Schedule SE of 1040)

    Sick/Family Leave Tax Credit

    How many days were you unable to work due to government shutdowns, quarantine, isolation orders, and/or a COVID-19 diagnosis or symptoms?

    How many days were you unable to work caring for: (1) anyone subject to government ordered or medically advised quarantine related to COVID-19, and/or (2) a child whose school or place of care was closed due to COVID-19?