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I paid a man $1660 to drive fence posts for a fence. Am I required to file a 1099?

 
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Opus 17
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I paid a man $1660 to drive fence posts for a fence. Am I required to file a 1099?

You would issue a 1099 if you paid for this service as part of a business, including a farm.  If this was a purely personal expense, you don't need to issue 1099s to the contractors you hire.

*Answers are correct to the best of my ability at the time of posting but do not constitute legal or tax advice.*

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Opus 17
Level 15

I paid a man $1660 to drive fence posts for a fence. Am I required to file a 1099?

You would issue a 1099 if you paid for this service as part of a business, including a farm.  If this was a purely personal expense, you don't need to issue 1099s to the contractors you hire.

*Answers are correct to the best of my ability at the time of posting but do not constitute legal or tax advice.*
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