I'm in my final semester at school and I've been working in a restaurant this past for a little extra cash so I can actually afford fresh food and maybe get to go out on weekends. I've been making…Continue
"He's not a waiter. He's a food service analyst.
The IRS does not have the best website. I put "payroll" into its search feature for individuals and got 0.
The problem with that route is that it's not the income taxes at…"
"Some people are just honest that way. Some people like to always claim the moral high ground. My parents had me declare income from a cash-paying baby-sitting job when I was 18 or 19, so I could tell all my own future baby-sitters, when I was in…"
"If it's under the table, the IRS doesn't know anything about it. You'd have quite literally nothing to gain by alerting them.
You're also not the first kid to do this. I'm surprised the thought even crossed your mind."
"Here's the thing: Paying under the table is illegal. Your employer should be paying federal, state, and local taxes on your wages (payroll taxes and some others), while you should be paying federal PAYROLL taxes, but likely not federal INCOME…"
I'm in my final semester at school and I've been working in a restaurant this past for a little extra cash so I can actually afford fresh food and maybe get to go out on weekends. I've been making probably around $50 cash a week (except during the summers, where I didn't work at the restaurant and volunteered elsewhere).Tax season is right here and I've realized that it was a stupid decision to take an under the table job. I want to stay squeaky clean for my future job search, and even though…See More
"Tom, I know how you're feeling man, I do. I actually had a post up in this sub-forum, but took it down due to reasons I won't discuss. But I know how it feels to feel like you've found that one girl you want to spend your life with.…"
"Its clear she's not marriage material at this point. She's volatile. She's untrustworthy. Not a good combination. So, you have two options -- you can rip off the bandaid quickly, or slowly. Barring a…"
"Yeah I read the replies on the original thread too. The advice seems pretty clear.
Ok, so with that said, I have to ask, and get a little sentimental for a moment, and perhaps sound a little sensitive. How the F do I make the conscious decision to…"