Do I have to pay taxes in multiple states as an independent contractor?

Hello, I'm an Ice hockey referee and categorized as an independent contractor.I live in Maine but I officiate a lot in Massachusetts. I received two 1099's from organizations in Mass. When I file my return will I have to say I made money in other states? Also, I officiate youth hockey games in Maine but I'm paid by ref pay which is a company out of UT. Do I have to pay taxes in UT because I'm being paid by this third party vendor even though I'm officiating the games in Maine.  


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You are liable for income tax  in any jurisdiction in which you worked that imposes income tax.

Thus, you will owe income tax in Maine on all income received but likely with a reduction for the taxes that you would pay in Massachusetts.  Similarly, the Forms 1099-MISC Box 7 forms that you receive from companies in Massachusetts and Utah expose you to liability.  In Massachusetts you would need to file a Form 1-NR/PY as a non-resident.  No idea about Utah.

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