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How to Use Your Lyft 1099: Tax Help for Lyft Drivers
Whether you drive for Lyft full-time or part-time, you’re now enjoying the pay, perks, and prerogatives of being self-employed—from setting your own hours to building customer relations. With the onset of tax season, you face a new business challenge: filing your taxes in a way that minimizes your tax liability. Follow these tips on how to use your Lyft 1099 to complete your tax return and maximize your tax deductions. Read more…

Video: Tax Tips for the Self-Employed
The rules for self-employed taxpayers can be complicated. But there's no need to worry as long as you follow some basic rules from the IRS. Read more…

Is Interest on Credit Cards Tax Deductible?
The IRS allows you to deduct certain expenses from your total income to arrive at taxable income, which is the portion of your earnings that is subject to tax. Some of these expenses include your payments of interest on a mortgage and for business loans. However, when you use a credit card for personal purchases, the interest you pay is nondeductible personal interest. Read more…

What Is an IRS 1099 Form?
A 1099 Form reports income from self employment earnings, interest and dividends, government payments, and more. Here are the details. Read more…

Tax Tips for Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and other Car Sharing Drivers
When you're a driver for a ride-sharing company such as Uber, Lyft, Sidecar, or other car sharing service, the most important thing to understand about your taxes is that you are probably not an employee of Uber, Lyft or Sidecar. Drivers for these companies are usually independent contractors, a fact that has tax implications, both at filing time and year-round. Read more…


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