courier income being considered self-emlpoyment... which line do you enter on, or is it cosidered business income?

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Pam,

I have copied below a link  for the Business and Professional Income guide that you can refer to for detailed information.
http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pub/tg/t4002/t4002-11e.pdf

From the guide - the Business and business income is defined as:

A business is an activity that you intend to carry on for profit and there is evidence to support that intention.
A business includes:
*  a profession;
*  a calling;
*  a trade;
*  a manufacture;
*  an undertaking of any kind; and
*  an adventure or concern in the nature of trade (for more information, see Interpretation Bulletin IT-459, Adventure or Concern in the Nature of Trade).
Business income includes income from any activity you do for profit. For example, income from a service business is business income. However, you do not include employment income as business income.

I believe courier services will fit one of the above categories and you should be able to report this income as "Self Employment Income" to write off the expenses if any.  My suggestion is that you call CRA as well to get a final ruling.

Hope the above helps.
Hardev
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