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I am a sole proprietor with no employees. I am not an LL C

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I am a sole proprietor with no employees. I am not an LL C or corporation. Can I issue a 1099 to a sub contractor without affecting my status a a sole proprietor?
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Absolutely you can issue a 1099-MISC to a sub contractor. It will have no bearing on your sole prop business structure. SEE BELOW:

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The Internal Revenue Service requires business owners, including sole proprietors and self-employed taxpayers, to send IRS Form 1099-MISC to certain payees.

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http://smallbusiness.chron.com/sole-proprietor-send-out-1099s-18958.html

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