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Plowing for my employer... WI

Discussion in 'Networking' started by nickhanso, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. nickhanso

    nickhanso Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    I've been plowing for my boss 2 times so far this winter. I charge for pretty cheap... compared to what he pay's me for actually working for him. $35 for two decent parking lots in WI. So I tried asking how I would be compensated and he said we will talk about it/work it out. This week I fell short of 40hrs because we got hit with snow and he said if we ever got a snow storm just make sure you get your plowing done then come to work. I did our shop first at 5:00 a.m then my others. Long story short here... Today I asked him when they did payroll if he wanted to just add 2 hours to my paycheck to make up for the plowing. He asked if that is how I wanted to do it, I said well it's up to you... Then he said he could just give me a check at the end of the year with: Services on the memo and wouldn't have to worry about taking taxes out is this right?? Confused.
  2. peteo1

    peteo1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,660

    Tell him to pay you cash. If he gives you a check you should probably expect a 1099 come tax time. Or just invoice him and have him pay you, that would be the easiest, then pay your taxes accordingly.
  3. Superior L & L

    Superior L & L PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,041

    Wow !!! This is a interesting post
  4. jmac5058

    jmac5058 Senior Member
    Messages: 431

    You still pay taxes on services in the US.If its income you pay.I second Cash.