Today TaxMama® hears from KP in the TaxQuips Forum, with this question. “My sister-in-law received a 1099-Misc with an amount in box 6 for medical health care payments for providing care for her husband, a veteran receiving VA benefits. I know the amount is taxable to the federal government, but is it subject to social security […]
This year, people in business or selling on eBay will be getting 1099s from both their banks (or PayPal) and their customers. Often, those 1099s will overlap, telling the IRS that you received much more money than you really earned. There is a trick to reporting these 1099s that will help you avoid audit, while […]
Today TaxMama® hears from Bill in the TaxQuips Forum. Bill insists that for payments made in 2012, we do not have to send 1099s to corporations. TaxMama says, she just read that corporations DO get 1099’d. Who is correct?
Today TaxMama® hears from Stephanie in the Tax Quips Forum with a very valid concern. “I’m concerned about this requirement that PayPal report my sales numbers via the 1099-K. The clients I work with will also have to send me a 1099-MISC. Won’t that be income that is double reported? Usually I just enter my […]
Today TaxMama hears from Linda in the TaxQuips Forum with this concern. “I have a very small business teaching classes and sometimes use a local clubhouse as a venue. Some participants pay me directly; others pay the clubhouse. The clubhouse keeps 10% for the use of the clubhouse and sends me the rest of the […]
Today TaxMama hears from Seth in the TaxQuips Forum with a sensible question. “I have a lawn guy for my house. I pay him $90 a month for 8 months out of the year ($720 for the year). The checks are made out to him directly. From an IRS standpoint, am I supposed to do […]