Schedule C-EZ (Form 1040) Net Profit From Business (Sole Proprietorship)

Summary: This is an example of Schedule C-EZ (Form 1040) 2015 with items included as described in the text. Additionally, these line items are completed:

Name of proprietor” field contains John E. White
Social security number (SSN)” field contains 011-00-2222
Under“Part I: General Information”:
A. Principal business or profession, including product or service” field contains Minister
B. Enter business code (see page 2)” field contains 541990
E. Business address (including suite or room number). Address not required if same as on page 1 of your tax return.” field contains 1042 Main Street
City, town or post office, state, and ZIP code” field contains Hometown, Texas 77099
F. Did you make any payments in 2015 that would require you to file Form(s) 1099? (See the Schedule C instructions)” box for “No” is checked
G. If the box for Yes is checked, did you or will you file required Forms 1099?” box for “No” is checked
Under“Part II: Figure Your Net Profit”:
1. Gross receipts. Caution. If this income was reported to you on Form W-2 if the "Statutory Employee" box on that form was checked, See Statutory employees in the instructions for Schedule C, line 1 and check here” Box is not checked and field contains 4,000
2. Total expenses (see page 2). If more than $5,000, you must use Schedule C” field contains 284 with an asterisk indicating footnote. Footnote: See attached statement.
3. Net profit. Subtract line 2 from line 1d. If less than zero, you must use Schedule C. Enter on both Form 1040, line 12, and Schedule SE, line 2, or on Form 1040NR, line 13 and Schedule SE, line 2 (see instructions). (Statutory employees do not report this amount on Schedule SE, line 2.) Estates and trusts, enter on Form 1041, line 3” field contains 3,716
Under“Part III: Information on Your Vehicle”:
4. When did you place your vehicle in service for business purposes? (month, day, year)” field contains 7/15/2011
5. Of the total number of miles you drove your vehicle during 2015, enter the number of miles you used your vehicle for:
a. Business” field contains 490
b. Commuting (see page 2)” field contains 0
c. Other” field contains 7,247
6. Was your vehicle available for personal use during off-duty hours?” “Yes” box checked
7. Do you (or your spouse) have another vehicle available for personal use?” “Yes” box checked
8a. Do you have evidence to support your deduction?” “Yes” box checked
8b. If Yes, is the evidence written?” “Yes” box checked