Tax time is here again. You may have already received 1099 forms from some of the mystery shopping companies for which you worked in 2008. Here are some frequently asked questions about 1099s and what you will need to know to file your income tax return.
Will I get a 1099 from every mystery shopping company I did work for in 2008?
You will not necessarily receive a 1099 from every company for which you mystery shopped. Companies are required to provide a 1099 if they paid you at least $600 over the course of the year. Some companies include all payments they made to you when calculating the $600 threshold, and others exclude amounts paid for reimbursements and other expenses.Continue Reading