Bakersfield, CA asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Tax Law for California

Q: Suit 4 disability discrimination&Pn-Suff A.I never worked for the company.B. Settled out of court. Tax help?1099?

I never work for the company so there's no hours or anything attached on the what's the best way for me to have them fill out the 1099 and what item and percentage or items and percentages should I put it on the 1099 I want to pay as little amount of taxes as possible

1 Lawyer Answer
David S. Greenberg
David S. Greenberg
  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • San Diego, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Taxpayers receive 1099s at the end of the tax year whey they receive any type of non-employee compensation,

The form is prepared by the person or company who pays the money.

You, as the recipient of the money, do not participate in the preparation of the 1099.

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