Reporting payments to a talent agent

November 15, 2022

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Q. We are contracted with an agent who is provides performers for various events. The agent is an LLC-Partnership. If the performers are not employees of the agent, do we have any reporting responsibility to the agent or the performers? A. (Answered by IOFM’s third-party tax experts) If your contract is with the LLC for its service of providing programs/performers, those payments to the LLC are Form 1099-NEC reportable with the LLC named as "Recipient" of the income.  But if the University…

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