topic What happens if my employer sent a 1099 instead of a W2? in Get your taxes done using TurboTax https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/what-happens-if-my-employer-sent-a-1099-instead-of-a-w2/01/597892#M242813 I should not have been a contract employee.&nbsp;&nbsp;As such, my employer did not pay the proper payroll taxes.&nbsp;&nbsp;What can I do on my return to show a W2 if they did not issue one? Thu, 06 Jun 2019 05:25:09 GMT calebdevany 2019-06-06T05:25:09Z What happens if my employer sent a 1099 instead of a W2? https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/what-happens-if-my-employer-sent-a-1099-instead-of-a-w2/01/597892#M242813 I should not have been a contract employee.&nbsp;&nbsp;As such, my employer did not pay the proper payroll taxes.&nbsp;&nbsp;What can I do on my return to show a W2 if they did not issue one? Thu, 06 Jun 2019 05:25:09 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/what-happens-if-my-employer-sent-a-1099-instead-of-a-w2/01/597892#M242813 calebdevany 2019-06-06T05:25:09Z If you do not agree with this classification you can spea... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/if-you-do-not-agree-with-this-classification-you-can-spea/01/597900#M242815 <P>If you do not agree with this classification you can speak with your employer to request to be treated as an employee and given a W-2. &nbsp;If your employer refuses you can file&nbsp;<A href="http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fss8.pdf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Form SS-8</A>&nbsp;with the IRS. &nbsp;This will request the IRS to look at your employment situation and make an official determination as to whether you are an employee or an independent contractor. &nbsp;The IRS will contact your employer to gather facts from them to make this determination. &nbsp;If you choose to do this you can enter your 1099-Misc in Turbo Tax and for the reason received select <B>"I got this 1099-Misc for another reason"</B> and then "<B>My employer reported this extra money on a 1099-Misc but it should have been reported on a W-2".</B><BR /> </P><P>If you decide not to file Form SS-8 then you will be treated as an independent contractor for tax purposes. &nbsp;This is not always all bad though since you can deduct any unreimbursed out of pocket expenses you may have directly against your income. &nbsp;As an employee you could take a deduction for these expenses but they would be reported as an itemized deduction subject to a 2% of AGI limit. &nbsp;This means that if you use the standard deduction or if your expenses were not more than 2% of your adjust gross income then you would not see a benefit from the deduction. &nbsp;As an independent contractor you can take the expenses even if you use the standard deduction and you do not have a 2% floor on your deduction.</P><BR /> Thu, 06 Jun 2019 05:25:11 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/if-you-do-not-agree-with-this-classification-you-can-spea/01/597900#M242815 GilbertC 2019-06-06T05:25:11Z
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