Tag Archives: independent contractor

Tips for the Self-Employed

Tax time can be confusing if you are a self – employed. It is not difficult to file a federal tax return, and with a little information, independent contractors and small business owners can easily file returns just like the rest of the taxpayers. Understanding what is classified as self – employed income and your […]

Freelancers, contractors or other consultants, even if they work part-time on the side, can often have a more complex tax situation than the standard employee. You are an independent contractor in the eyes of the IRS if you receive a Form 1099-MISC. This form documents your earning from a specific client, as opposed to a […]

Taxes and the Self-Employed

Whether you freelance, own your own business as a sole proprietor, or are an independent contractor, you are likely considered self-employed. Self-employment income has certain tax requirements that you need to be aware of when it’s time to file your federal income tax return. Be aware of the following six pieces of advice from the […]

Driving For Deductions

Do you drive a vehicle, like a school bus, semi-trailer, truck, or taxi for work? Drivers will receive Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, for income from wages you obtain being an employee. In the event that you received a Form W-2 and the ‘Statutory employee‘ check box in Box 13 is marked, report that […]

1099-MISC Form Makes Filing Easier

More people are being required to file 1099-MISC forms all over the country, because the IRS is diligent in making sure you pay your taxes – even if you’re an independent contractor. Your client sends a 1099-MISC form to the agency, and the IRS compares it to the form you submit. Ignoring a 1099-MISC is […]