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Independent Contractor Must Know About 1099 Tax Deductions

If you earn money as an independent contractor, the IRS considers you as a “business of one”. It is similar to a company that withholds the taxes automatically from the employee’s paychecks; here you need to withhold your own taxes. Having said that the independent contractor is like a business of one, you also get the expenses deductions such that you can lower the tax amount you pay to the IRS. You can itemize the deductions that...

1099-MISC Form for Reporting Self/Non Employee Income

_he 1099-MISC form is to report the miscellaneous income earned during the 2018 tax year. This is also referred to as “non-employee income” to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This is the annual wage report form, this must be prepared, given to the employees and report to the IRS for the prior tax year. Non Employee Income Reporting on 1099-MISC The term “non-employee” is used by the IRS, which includes someone who offers their services to another...

How to Save Money with New Tax Deductions 2019?

The new tax reform 2019 by Trump has had a tremendous impact on the taxes that one has to pay each year. Especially for freelancers or independent contractors. Major changes that have affected these 1099 workers are the increment of standard deductions and decrement of itemized deductions. Another major change that has happened is the 20% pass-through deduction that is now available to practically every person other than a traditional employee. Due to these reforms, the standard...

Need to Know About Taxable and Nontaxable Income

A taxpayer can reduce the tax liability when he/she knows what to claim as taxable and nontaxable income. A person can receive income in many forms such as salaries, wages, tips, interests, and commissions. According to accountant Caroline Thompson, “Consider all the income that increases the wealth as taxable”.  Apart from that, there is little left out to be nontaxable. The government lists the items that are not taxable and mentions the circumstances when the items occur...

The Independent Contractors Pros and Cons

There are numerous benefits while you hire the independent contractors ( ICs), but also there are few drawbacks too. Hence, before hiring an independent contractor you need to assess both the pros and cons so that you get a clear understanding before taking a better decision. Pros of Hiring Independent Contractors  There are many advantages of using independent contractors when compared to normal employees. Save More Money Though most of the employers pay their Independent Contractors per...

1099 Reporting Self-employment Business Income and Deductions

IRS 1099 form is for self- employers and contains series of documents which is used for information return. IRS 1099 form consists of various forms which can be used to report an individual’s different types of income received throughout the financial year. This income excludes the salary from your current employer. 1099 tax form is filled and sent by the employer or firm before Jan 31 of every year that pays you. Self-employed individuals who are paid under 1099...

Form 1099 Schedule C Business Expenses | Tax Tips

Each penny is important for a common person and that is the main reason why we see numerous Form 1099 tax returns from the independent contractors. Few contractors are losing their dollars every year by failing to track their business expenses. By making note of every expense each year, you can save a lot of money for yourself instead of giving them to the taxes. Schedule C is used to state the profit income or loss from...

What are the Due Dates for 1099 Forms in 2016 Tax Year

Prior to knowing the due dates for 1099 forms 2016 to 2017, it is necessary to know what are IRS 1099 forms especially the ones being described here- Forms 1099-MISC, 1099-K and 1099-INT.  1099 Deadline: 1099 Filing and Submitting Due Dates   March 31st, 2017 is 1099 due date for filing 1099 forms electronically. 1099 MISC due date is on or before 31st January 2017 when reporting nonemployee payments in Box 7. If the deadline for 1099 form...

When is Form 1099-MISC Due? Who do I send it to?

Every business needs some kind of help. Businessmen generally hire people for different operations. For example, graphic designers are hired for creating logos for the business and customer service agents are hired for dealing with the sales. If these individuals are used in the form of contractors, they should be given form 1099-MISC. IRS 1099 MISC form is used by the IRS for businesses to report the payments that they make to people who are not employees...

Effective Tips to Reduce Self-Employment and Freelance Taxes

No one likes to hand over their hard-earned money in taxes. The following tips will help you in saving money if you are self-employed or work on a freelance basis.   What is Self-Employment? If you have a business of your own, then you will fall in the category of self-employed people. Maintaining a business is not easy as you need to keep a watchful eye on different kinds of paperwork. But when it comes to tax...