my boss makes me wear her clothes, eat her food, and say I’m grateful for my job

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When I received my tax documents, I got a 1099 instead of a W-2. As for her treating you as a 1099 contractor rather than an employee (and thus not paying your payroll taxes ), that’s illegal. And really unfair to you, since it means you’re now responsible for the payroll taxes and Social Security she should have been been paying on your behalf. (By Can we redo this so the tax forms are correct and the company’s share of my payroll taxes are taken care to?”

2019 88

becoming a receptionist against my will, baking for one employee but not the other, and more

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He currently works as 1099 employee for a company and makes $110,000/year. You can find out for sure by running all these numbers yourself — the payroll taxes he currently covers, the cost of X weeks paid time off, etc.). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2020 57

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Moving Out

Evil HR Lady

She was put on the payroll, and told she would be getting somewhere around 20-25 dollars out of the paycheck and that the rest would go to room and board. She would quit the job, seeing as she is on the actual payroll, just not receiving the check (they pick it up, she never even sees it) but they have threatened to kick her out before. You say that they put her on "payroll" and that the father/step-mother pick up the pay checks.

2010 100

Moving Out

Evil HR Lady

She was put on the payroll, and told she would be getting somewhere around 20-25 dollars out of the paycheck and that the rest would go to room and board. She would quit the job, seeing as she is on the actual payroll, just not receiving the check (they pick it up, she never even sees it) but they have threatened to kick her out before. You say that they put her on "payroll" and that the father/step-mother pick up the pay checks.

2010 100

think you want to work for yourself? here’s what you should consider.

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However, before joining the land of the 1099 employees (1099 = the tax form you’ll be getting instead of a W2), make sure you’ve thought through the following five changes that will be coming your way, so you don’t get caught off guard or under prepared. And payroll taxes will not be deducted from your paychecks, which means that you need to be disciplined about setting aside cash regularly and making the quarterly payments the IRS requires.

1099 48

employee clique is causing problems, employer will pay me more if I work as a contractor, and more

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I asked him to expand upon this, and he said that if I wanted to waive all benefits, including leave, and become a 1099 contractor, they could meet $65k. They can’t just decide to make you a 1099 contractor without restructuring the job; there are legal restrictions on how contractors must be treated. Moreover, contractors generally charge significantly more than employees, because they’re not receiving benefits and are responsible for paying their own payroll taxes.

2015 68

SR: 2 Pay Questions and an Unemployment Problem

Evil HR Lady

There are no payroll taxes taken from the pay, and there is typically no specific end date. The 1099 form should be approved by HR or the Legal Department. To be an Employee (Even a "Contract Employe"), they would need to deduct standard payroll taxes and report out your W2.

2010 141

my whole team brings their spouses on business trips, turning in work too quickly, and more

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You should be eligible, assuming that you weren’t a 1099 independent contractor — in other words, assuming your employer took payroll taxes out of your check. (If It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My whole team brings their spouses on business trips. Employees on a team I manage attend one regional and one national conference per year for professional development and training. All expenses are paid.

2018 49

should I leave my dream job, interview makeup mishaps, and more

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My boss has claimed me as an independent contractor for the last 9 years and I’ve been given 1099 tax forms for each of those years. You can also file to have the payroll taxes your employer should have paid on your behalf credited to your Social Security account. Happy 4th of July! To celebrate, we have seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1. Should I leave my dream job? I would like to ask your advice on whether or not to resign from a nonprofit.

2013 61

wee answer Wednesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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If your employer controls when, where, and how you work, the government says you’re an employee—and your company needs to pay your payroll taxes and offer you the same benefits it offers to regular employees.” My employer takes advantage of me and my pay requirements, and although I work as an employee he gave me a 1099 for my salary this year. It’s wee answer Wednesday — seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1.

2013 58

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

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If you are contracting yourself out and working on a 1099, then you are required to make quarterly estimated tax payments. About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession April 4, 2011 Last spring, I quit my job to go to work for myself.