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What does it mean to be a 1099 independent contractor?
What does it mean to be a 1099 independent contractor?
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1099 independent contractors get their name from the 1099-MISC US tax form. This form is an independent filer form that requires employees pay their payroll, social security, state, and local taxes without an employer’s assistance. Independent contractors are responsible for paying their own taxes at the end of each year, and may be subject to backup withholding if they don’t.

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