Tag Archives: General contractor

Employee or Contractor

Today TaxMama® hears from Roger in the TaxQuips Forum who is frustrated with the concept. “I guess my question would be, what is different about what I’m doing and, say, a general contractor ICing a plumber regularly to plumb houses he is building? Or a magazine that subs out to a freelance writer? These guys […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 516 – How Sewing Machines Changed the World

Dear Family, I want to thank the National Association of Enrolled Agents for honoring TaxMama® (or Eva Rosenberg) their 2009 Excellence in Public Awareness Award – for letter the world know about Enrolled Agents and what we do. Let’s face it, EAs are the best friend of the average taxpayer – especially the small businessowner. […]

Inner Neighborhood Services

I have a friend who is president of his homeowners association in the Dallas, Texas, suburbs. They were having a terrible problem with litter near some of his association’s homes. The reason according to Wallace (my friend) is that six very large, luxurious new houses are being built right next to their community. The trash […]

Taxed Twice?

Today TaxMama hears from Kerry in Iowa, who tells us. “My husband is a sole proprietor general contractor. The lumberyard has handed him some great jobs. But they have been the general contractor on them. They pay my husband for his contracts with them. Recently, we hired a subcontractor to do the electrical work, which […]