I collect CPP (I'm 68) but work part time. I want to pay CPP on employment, not on self employment.

I pay CPP on my T4.  I collect CPP (I'm 68) but work part time. I want to pay CPP on employment but not on my self employment income.  This year Turbotax refunds my T4 CPP OR charges employment and self employment  (employer and employee amounts) as well.  What changed from last year?  Last year it accepted that I paid CPP on employment which has the result of increasing my CPP benefit payment monthly.  I filled out the boxes that say did I tell my employer and fill out a form (no), and do I want to pay on self employment (no). GLITCH?

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From what I can see, it does not appear to be separate issues.  You either pay CPP or you don't.  Most of the information and forms talk about employment versus self-employment, but I'm not seeing a way to choose one and not the other.

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