Self-employed First Nation individual, CPP is calculating on self employment income

The individual's self-employment income is exempt for tax purposes and CPP is not applicable.  I have ticked the Indian within the meaning of the India Act box in the info section.  On schedule 8, I tried overriding the # of months that CPP applies but it didn't change the CPP calculation on self-employed earnings.  Do I just override the pensionable net self-employment earnings in Part 4?


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I think an override would be OK. Make sure to sign it off.

If I can offer a suggestion: Do you really want to opt out of a CPP contribution if you don't have to? Yes you might be saving your client some money today, but at the same time you're affecting a future retirement or disability benefit later...

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