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I am self employed and I often share commissions with other

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I am self employed and I often share commissions with other individuals. On 12/20/16 I wrote a check to a broker, but he did not deposit it until 1/3/2017. I sent it out no later than 12/21/2016 so he must have received it in 2016. Question: Do I include this in his 1099-MISC in 2016 or 2017? I account for my income and expenses on a cash basis. Thanks for the tip.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: California Employment Law
Expert:  Maverick replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  Maverick replied 6 months ago.

You would include this in 2016 as the Form 1099-MISC is filed for each person to whom you have paid during the year at least $600 in services performed by someone who is not your employee.

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