First, let’s go over what a 1099-K is. A 1099-K is a tax document that includes all on-trip gross earnings (so all reportable payment transactions).
It’s important to note not all delivery people or users will receive a 1099-K. In order to receive a 1099-K tax form, you would have had to make more than $20,000 in customer payments and have provided at least 200 rides or deliveries in a given tax year. If it's less on either of those two, you likely won't receive one.
Now, what does it mean when you receive multiple 1099-Ks forms in the mail? If you meet the above-mentioned criteria and have completed drives or deliveries in multiple states, then you will receive different 1099-Ks for each state in which you’ve completed trips.
An example: If you have completed drives in both New York and New Jersey, then Uber would send you a 1099-K for each set of fares.
Companies are required to send them out by the 31st of January. If you’re expecting one and haven’t received the 1099-K tax by mid-February, be sure to contact the company to find out if one was sent!
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