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What is IRS Form W-9?
Anytime you hire someone, or engage in a business relationship with an independent contractor, you must generate an IRS form W-9, Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification. Read more…

A Tax Filing Factsheet for eBay Sellers
You can find almost anything for sale on eBay, from a piece of fine art to clippings of Justin Bieber’s hair. So it's no surprise that the IRS doesn't view all sellers alike in the online marketplace. You may not have to pay tax at all if you are essentially hosting an online garage sale, but if you run your eBay account more like a business, you should be reporting your sales to the IRS. Read more…

Filing Taxes for On-Demand Food Delivery Drivers
Attractive pay with a side of flexibility makes on-demand food delivery an ideal way to put extra cash in your pocket. Like most other income you earn, the money you make delivering food to hungry folks via mobile apps such as — UberEATS, Postmates and DoorDash —is subject to taxes. Read more…

Common Tax Deductions for Coaches
Most youth coaches will say that it’s not something they do for the money—they simply love kids and love teaching them the game. The good news for coaches is, there are a fewtax deductions you can take to get more money back at tax time. Read more…

Can Cellphone Expenses Be Tax Deductible with a Business?
Cellphones have become just as vital to business as a land line, which makes cellphone use a legitimate, deductible business expense. But for most of us, cellphones are also inextricably linked to our personal lives, so it’s a deduction that the IRS scrutinizes very carefully to make sure personal electronics use isn’t being claimed as a business expense. Read more…


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