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I was the Director of Sales and Marketing for a national…

I was the Director...

I was the Director of Sales and Marketing for a national company and reported at the office from 9:00 am - til and the owners were in Florida and Arizona being absent from the office. I answered all the day to day stuff and was released without notice ...just not paid so I would dissapear.

Lawyer's Assistant: When we are ready I'll take you to the appropriate web page.

I was not finished....they issued me a 1099 and not a w2 while I was clearly ( IRS definition) of an employee.....they tried to skirt the taxes and make me pay as a INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR... I am 70 and on SSI ...HOW DO i PROCEED?

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Such as....?

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Not really, just that others in the company were also given 1099 and were clearly asked to perform as 9-5 employees....

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
OK, my point is I am an employee based on the definition not a 1099. I am looking to not pay the IRS as I do not feel I was a INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR.
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