Contract Labor

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by leeslawncare, Jan 3, 2001.

  1. leeslawncare

    leeslawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 649

    How many of you guys have help?.Last year i had a guy help me for a month or so an on his checks i always put contract labor .I didn't take any taxes out or anything to that nature .Is this BAD ?like i said it wasn't but a couple hunred dollars .I'am gonna talk to my accountant this year about it ,i just wanted some of your opions.
  2. HOMER

    HOMER LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,183

    I could be wrong, but I think you need to fill out a 1099 on him if you consider him contract labor.
  3. tpirobert

    tpirobert LawnSite Member
    Messages: 207

    1099 will probably cover your a--. In the past anything under $600 did not require taxes taken out. Don't know if still true, but consulting accountant/tax person is good idea.
  4. John DiMartino

    John DiMartino LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,555

    it was 600 lasr year,no 1099 needed if he make under 600.
  5. leeslawncare

    leeslawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 649

    Well i know he didn't make that much....Thanks guys ,Once again this site is the best .

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