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I hired a babysitter for three months in 2016 and paid her 600$ and her travel expenses exceeded this amount can she get a refund?

 
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I hired a babysitter for three months in 2016 and paid her 600$ and her travel expenses exceeded this amount can she get a refund?

Per the IRS, the distance from her home to yours is considered a commuting expenses which is not deductible.

If she dis not have any other out of pocket expenses to net against the $600, she will need to file as self employed and pay approximately 15% of the $600 in self employment tax which is the equivalent of Social Security and Medicare tax on a W-2.

If her net income (after expenses, if any) were less than $400, she would not be required to file a return.

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I hired a babysitter for three months in 2016 and paid her 600$ and her travel expenses exceeded this amount can she get a refund?

Per the IRS, the distance from her home to yours is considered a commuting expenses which is not deductible.

If she dis not have any other out of pocket expenses to net against the $600, she will need to file as self employed and pay approximately 15% of the $600 in self employment tax which is the equivalent of Social Security and Medicare tax on a W-2.

If her net income (after expenses, if any) were less than $400, she would not be required to file a return.

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