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Income and 1099s

How Much Did I Earn on Doordash?

Maybe it’s tax time and you want to verify your 1099 earnings. Or perhaps you’re doing some financial planning and want to know what you’ve received for your contract work with Doordash. How can I tell how much I earned with Doordash when Doordash doesn’t provide a record of your earnings? Doordash: worst in class …

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Why Did Uber Eats Send Two 1099 Forms? Which one is Correct?

Let’s face it. Uber Eats is kinda wonky with how they do their 1099 forms. Some couriers are getting 1099’s that seem to report way too little. Others see their income summaries that report way too much. And then many are getting two different 1099 forms. What’s up with this? Why is Uber Eats sending …

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Why does my Uber Eats 1099 or Annual Tax Summary say I made more than I did?

Understanding the Uber Eats annual summary of income for tax reports Uber Eats is a different animal compared to other delivery apps when it comes to income reporting. Uber Eats may report dramatically lower income on your 1099-NEC than you received. Or they could turn around and send you two 1099’s, and the total is …

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Why didn’t I get a 1099 from Uber Eats (and why the 1099-K?)

It’s 1099 time. All the delivery apps are sending out their 1099’s. But you got nothing from Uber Eats. Or maybe it was a lot smaller than you expected it to be. Why is Uber Eats not sending out 1099’s like everyone else? And why are the ones they do send out for so little? …

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Doordash 1099’s Income and Taxes FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

You may be part of the army of new Dashers that began delivering for Doordash and maybe others this past year. Or maybe you’ve been at this for awhile but just wondered. As Doordash sends out their 1099’s you may be one of many who have one of these frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) about taxes, …

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Should I Answer Individual or Sole Proprietor as my Business Type on Payable for Doordash Instacart or other gigs?

Some gig economy companies like Doordash and Instacart use Payable to distribute their 1099 forms. Every January they send out invitations to sign up to get your 1099 forms electronically. And right away, one question stumps everyone: What is your business type? Individual? Sole Proprietor? LLC Single Member??? If you don’t know the answer, odds …

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Why is Grubhub Changing to 1099-NEC? What’s Changing? What about Doordash, Instacart, Postmates etc?

Grubhub recently sent an email out to contractors notifying them of the new 1099-NEC form that would be used to report income. Why is Grubhub changing their 1099’s from 1099-MISC to 1099-NEC and what will this mean for independent contractors? What about Doordash, Uber Eats, Postmates, Instacart, Shipt and any others who use the 1099-Misc. …

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1099’s and Delivery Drivers: What income do you have to report as a contractor with Grubhub, Postmates, Doordash, Uber Eats, etc.?

In the previous article, we explored what your business profit is. As independent contractors, we pay taxes based on our business profit, not on what the gig companies are paying us. When it comes time for taxes, you’ll put together a Schedule C. It’s called profit and loss for business. There are basically three things …

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Know Your Tax Basis Delivering for Doordash, Grubhub, Postmates, Uber Eats Instacart etc.

Do you know the basis for your tax bill as a delivery driver with gig companies like Instacart, Grubhub, Doordash, Uber Eats and others? Want to know one of the biggest mistakes that you can make as a business owner? Thinking that the money you are paid for your work is your income. It is …

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All Things 1099 from Doordash Grubhub Postmates Uber Eats etc.

It’s the end of January. You are starting to get your 1099 forms from Grubhub, Doordash, Postmates, and Uber Eats. Crap. It’s tax time, isn’t it? So let’s talk about 1099’s today. Before I go any further, let me make this clear. This is not meant to be a talk about taxes. It would be …

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Lies, Damn Lies, 1099-K’s and AB5. Are Uber and Lyft Using the 1099K to Lie About Misclassification?

I know, it’s not tax season, but it IS AB5 Season. If you have ever been confused about how Uber Eats, Uber, and Lyft use a 1099K instead of a regular 1099, the reason they do it could be all about misclassification of employees. It all has to do with the B in the ABC …

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