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How do I access Schedule 8? I need to be able to elect to stop CPP contributions on self-employment earnings on line 372 as I am over 65 and a CPP recipient.

There ought to be a place in TurboTax where you can indicate whether you elect or have previously elected to stop CPP contributions.

One should not have to mail in the form (as appears to be the case), the ability to make the election should be built in.

There should have been an alert on last years taxes that I would be able to make the election to stop CPP contributions after tuning 65, now, apparently I have to wait until next year to be exempt, it is costing me a large chunk of money!
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How do I access Schedule 8? I need to be able to elect to stop CPP contributions on self-employment earnings on line 372 as I am over 65 and a CPP recipient.

Under the Income Tab, select T-Slips -> T4AP Canada Pension Plan Benefits. This will take you to the screen which summarizes the Canada Pension Plan benefits received.   Below the summary there is a question "Did you have self-employment earnings in 2014?" Answer Yes and answer the remaining questions.

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New Member

How do I access Schedule 8? I need to be able to elect to stop CPP contributions on self-employment earnings on line 372 as I am over 65 and a CPP recipient.

Under the Income Tab, select T-Slips -> T4AP Canada Pension Plan Benefits. This will take you to the screen which summarizes the Canada Pension Plan benefits received.   Below the summary there is a question "Did you have self-employment earnings in 2014?" Answer Yes and answer the remaining questions.

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New Member

How do I access Schedule 8? I need to be able to elect to stop CPP contributions on self-employment earnings on line 372 as I am over 65 and a CPP recipient.

Thank you!
New Member

How do I access Schedule 8? I need to be able to elect to stop CPP contributions on self-employment earnings on line 372 as I am over 65 and a CPP recipient.

I tried this and answered the questions, but I do not see a Schedule 8 on my return.
New Member

How do I access Schedule 8? I need to be able to elect to stop CPP contributions on self-employment earnings on line 372 as I am over 65 and a CPP recipient.

There should be a schedule 8 in the "archive" version of your return. The "submit" version is shorter and does not include it. Make sure the earliest month you select to stop contributing to CPP is the month in which you turned 65.
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How do I access Schedule 8? I need to be able to elect to stop CPP contributions on self-employment earnings on line 372 as I am over 65 and a CPP recipient.

Here is a definite answer:   Do the following:   INCOME > OTHER INCOME SOURCES > OTHER INCOME NOT REPORTED ON T-4
Check the box “I want to make optional CPP or QPP contributions"