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I have worked for the same home care agency 6 years & paid by 1099. Why do I have to file the 1099 under self employed, when I'm not self employed?

 
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MichaelMc
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I have worked for the same home care agency 6 years & paid by 1099. Why do I have to file the 1099 under self employed, when I'm not self employed?

I cannot address your prior year tax returns except to say that this has remained constant for many years:

If you sold goods or performed services and received payments, but were not considered an employee and did not receive a Form W-2, you are self-employed for tax purposes. Your income, and any related business expenses, such as vehicle expense, will be reported on Schedule C of your tax return.

Your income, from Form 1099-MISC, should be reported both for income tax purposes and, if your net self-employment income exceeds $400, you must pay self-employment tax (the employer's and employee's share of Social Security and Medicare taxes) on that income.

To report income for which you received a Form 1099-MISC in TurboTax Deluxe or Premier:

Select the Federal Taxes tab, then Wages & Income.

Click Continue, then select I'll choose what I work on;

Scroll down and select 1099-MISC and Other Common Income;

Select Income from Form 1099-MISC;

Select Add a 1099-MISC;

Enter all information and click Continue;

Enter reason for this 1099-MISC and click Continue;

Answer the questions on the following screens.



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MichaelMc
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I have worked for the same home care agency 6 years & paid by 1099. Why do I have to file the 1099 under self employed, when I'm not self employed?

I cannot address your prior year tax returns except to say that this has remained constant for many years:

If you sold goods or performed services and received payments, but were not considered an employee and did not receive a Form W-2, you are self-employed for tax purposes. Your income, and any related business expenses, such as vehicle expense, will be reported on Schedule C of your tax return.

Your income, from Form 1099-MISC, should be reported both for income tax purposes and, if your net self-employment income exceeds $400, you must pay self-employment tax (the employer's and employee's share of Social Security and Medicare taxes) on that income.

To report income for which you received a Form 1099-MISC in TurboTax Deluxe or Premier:

Select the Federal Taxes tab, then Wages & Income.

Click Continue, then select I'll choose what I work on;

Scroll down and select 1099-MISC and Other Common Income;

Select Income from Form 1099-MISC;

Select Add a 1099-MISC;

Enter all information and click Continue;

Enter reason for this 1099-MISC and click Continue;

Answer the questions on the following screens.



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