Keogh, SEP, and SIMPLE contributions FAQs (1040)

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The following includes answers to common questions about Keogh, SEP, and SIMPLE contributions.

Why is my Keogh, SEP, SIMPLE, or other qualified plan deduction not calculating?

How do I calculate the maximum allowable Keogh deduction?

How do I calculate the maximum allowable SEP deduction?

How do I calculate the maximum allowable solo 401(k) deduction?

How do I calculate the maximum allowable SARSEP deduction?

How do I enter a contribution rate different than the default rate of 25 percent for Keogh and SEP plans?

How do I calculate the maximum allowable SIMPLE plans deduction?

How do I enter catch-up contributions for the purposes of computing the contribution deduction for self-employed SIMPLE, SEP, or Keogh plans?

In the Keogh, 401(K) and SEP Plan Contribution Worksheet, why doesn't the deduction for self-employment tax in Step 2 match the deduction for self-employment tax reported on Form 1040, line 27?

How do I enter an employer-matching contribution rate different than the default rate of 3 percent for a SIMPLE plan?

How do I include an elective deferral in the calculation of a self-employment retirement plan deduction?

Are there any special requirements for SIMPLE plans?

The taxpayer has a Schedule C with income, a Schedule F with a loss, and has an overall loss from self-employment income. Why is the Schedule C with the Keogh plan still getting a Keogh deduction?

How does modified adjusted gross income calculate when there are KEOGH, SEP, or SIMPLE adjustments on the return?

Why is Screen Keogh grayed out when the Schedule K-1 is from an S Corporation?

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