ContractorOver The Past 30+ Years -I have accumulated a variety of terms to describe the construction industry. A contractor usually issues invoices setting out their fees or charges in order to get paid. They had excellent records, and all their subcontractors had signed well written Independent Contractor Agreements. If you pay them $600 or more over the course of a year, you will need to file a 1099-MISC with the IRS and send a copy to your contractor.

Employee’s are not totally responsible for their own taxes, but an independent contractor is. The first thing that the self-employed has to do is pay their taxes quarterly. Input the contractor’s name or number and specialty and construction industry under the license category to see the contractor’s license.

If you are required to provide workers’ comp, you are usually required to pay unemployment taxes as well. If it’s going to take more …