You do not have to issue the contractor a 1099. PayPal is considered a third-party merchant and they are required to issue their own 1099 forms, called a 1099-K. If you pay a person or business via PayPal’s Friends and Family option, you will need to a 1099-MISC to them. When you use this method to transfer funds, PayPal assumes it’s a non-business transaction and doesn’t include it in their 1099-K.
Question: If you’re a single member LLC, how do you record paying yourself? Answer: You can record this an owners’ draw from your business. This is not an expense. You can write yourself a check, or just make a transfer…
Since self-employment taxes start when you’ve earned $400 or more of self-employment income (doesn’t include W-2 wages), the IRS wants you to report that income as soon as the gross income is at or above $400.
Thanks to CPA mobility, your Certified Public Accountant is not required to operate in the same state you’re living in. CPA mobility is a national effort to adopt a uniform system that allows licensed CPAs to provide services across state lines without being subject to unnecessary burdens that do not protect the public interest.