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    datafi Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Oct 14, 2011, 07:14 PM
    I am in sales and get a 1099. Can I give another person a 1099 for getting leads?
    I sell software and the software company gives me a 1099. Can I get other salespeople to sell the software, pay them a portion of what I get paid, and give them a 1099? I am not a business.
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    Fr_Chuck Posts: 81,304, Reputation: 7692

    Oct 14, 2011, 07:17 PM
    Actually yes you are a business, that is basically what a 1099 worker is, You are a independent contractor who has their own business and sells a company product. In return they pay you for that.

    So yes, in fact if you are paying them, you are are required to give a 1099 if it is over a certain amount. ( used to be 400 dollars a year, but I have not keep up with the current amount)

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