Posts Tagged ‘Independent Contractor’


5 Proven Steps to Survive a Connecticut Labor Department Audit

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You received a notice of audit from the State of Connecticut Labor Department. What should you do?  Follow these 5 Proven Steps to Survive a Connecticut Labor Department Audit.

 

1) Give a Power of Attorney to Your CPA

To have your CPA represent you in front of the Connecticut Department of … Continue reading »


4 Easy Steps to Respond to an IRS Notice with a 1099 Mismatch

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It appears that there are more notices being issued to taxpayers regarding a potential mismatch with a 1099 that was filed.

This increase in correspondence might be the result of taxpayers responding to Two Simple Questions Taxpayers Must Carefully Answer This Year. The two questions are:

“Did you make any payments that would require you to file … Continue reading »


Why You Need Form W-9 Now to Complete Form 1099 Later

1099 Filing Requirements

Businesses have a responsibility to file Form 1099-MISC to all unincorporated businesses that they pay more than $600 to annually.  An unincorporated business is a sole-proprietorship, partnership or a Limited Liability Company (“LLC”).  In addition to having to file Form 1099 to all unincorporated businesses they must also issue a 1099 for all legal services and medical payments. It does not matter what type of entity these companies are.  All payments made to … Continue reading »


5 Easy Steps to File Your 1099’s….Guaranteed

It’s time for business owners to file their 1099’s.

Here are 5 Easy Steps to do this:

1) Determine who you will be Required to File a 1099 For

Form 1099 is due to any independent contractor who is unincorporated and you pay $600 or more to in a year.  Additionally all payments for legal services must be issued a 1099 regardless of whether the provider is incorporated or not. An unincorporated business includes sole proprietorships, general partnerships and limited … Continue reading »


1099 Reporting Guidelines

January 31, 2011 is the deadline to furnish Form 1099-MISC to recipients.  The 1099-MISC form is used to report more than two dozen types of payments that must be claimed as income by the recipient.  This category includes payments made by businesses as fees to attorneys, service providers, and freelancers.  Other types of payments covered by the 1099-MISC include reimbursement for auto expenses, awards and bonuses, commissions, prizes, and vacation allowances for nonemployees.  A payer of rents and royalties must also … Continue reading »


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