Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

You seem to persist in not understanding the difference between a w2 and a 1099.

fyi, as alluded to elsewhere in this thread, the government deems payroll taxes to be paid by the employee on the date he or she receives his or her share of the paycheck. At that point, the business is holding the taxes on behalf of the government. Officers of the company are regularly held personally liable for unpaid payroll taxes. The irs and state tax agencies choose a "fuck you, pay me" approach to these taxes. You should probably not screw about with them, but to each his own...

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact