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part time help

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by fitzg2md, May 18, 2007.

  1. fitzg2md

    fitzg2md LawnSite Member
    Messages: 156

    I am in a situation where I may need to hire someone part time every once in a while. Most likely wont be the same guy every time. Are you required to withhold taxes, etc for someone who only worked a total of 8 hours for you? I imagine you are. Or is there a dollar amount limit. Like you only have to report if the employee made over 400 in a year etc. I could claim that this person was a subcontractor...but in all honesty thats not the case.
  2. mike33087

    mike33087 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 108

    i'm pretty sure once the employee reaches $600.00 you are required to send him a 1099form
  3. fitzg2md

    fitzg2md LawnSite Member
    Messages: 156

    thats for subcontractors i believe
  4. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,220

    ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS 1099 everyone.......

    this way YOU get the tax break.... you need to learn who is an employee and who is a 1099....

    your customers can and WILL 1099 YOU at the end of the year.... I have gotten so many accounts this way..... People dont know there tax laws....

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