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1099 Employment Issue

Discussion in 'Employment verification issues' started by bnp551, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. bnp551

    bnp551 Junior Member

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    Hi I have Job offer to work on 1099 Form, and I am on Student OPT, so Can I work as contractor in field of my major. If I can work, than how I have to pay my tax.
     
  2. Ron Gotcher

    Ron Gotcher Attorney at Law

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    Re: 1099 Employment Issue

    Be careful. Many employers improperly put workers on as 1099 employees in order to avoid paying their share of taxes. Also, if you are a legitimate 1099 worker, then you are self-employed - something that is not permitted for OPT.
     

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