Re: Contract work - 1099 or W-2?

Subject: Re: Contract work - 1099 or W-2?
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: beelia -at- pacbell -dot- net
Date: Thu, 30 May 2013 12:43:42 -0700

The major consideration for most people, at least for the rest of this year, is whether the W2 option provides access to health insurance and whether they have or could get that coverage elsewhere. I've taken lower rates as a W2 just to be able to get insurance for my wife and myself because pre-existing conditions got us rated uninsurable by insurance company death panels.

Gene Kim-Eng


On 5/30/2013 11:57 AM, beelia wrote:

If you have a choice between getting paid on a W-2 or a 1099, which would
you choose?

I am starting to do contracting again after over a decade of direct
"captive" employment, and I don't remember what the advantages/drawbacks
are.

Can anyone direct me to a resource, or tell me what you've done in your
contracting careers?

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