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That would depend on if you are contracting the person providing the service, or merely acting as a safe method of ensuring quality and payment. If it's a service contract between customer and service provider then you have no hand in it other than what you owe in taxes off of your cut. If it's either an independent contractor working for you, or an ...


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Is 20% enough? As a self-employed 1099 contractor, you are required to pay your federal income and FICA taxes quarterly. In order to calculate what you owe for your first quarterly payment, you will need to fill out form 1040-ES. This will give you a good estimate of what your full year taxes will be, and how much you will need at each installment--better ...


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The first major change that can occur would be on your side, specifically whether the dividends are qualified or not. Qualified dividends must meet certain holding-period requirements. The investor must own the stock for more than 60 days during the 121-day period beginning 60 days before the ex-dividend date (that is, the cutoff date after which an investor ...


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