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Guys I'm freaking out!

My fiancé woks at gym on a self employed basis. He told me all along that his boss is gonna give him a tax form so he can file for his taxes in order to prove his income on the affidavit of support. Now he finds out that his boss doesn't want to give it to him because it would mean he has to file for his own taxes as well which he doesn't want to because the gym isn't making enough money.

Can anyone help with this ??? How can me and my fiancé prove his income ?? Can he file for his taxes on his own without anything from his boss ?

It's something I am not familiar with at all.

I am very worried and need help please

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He would have to show records of deposits for each pay he received or receipts proving how much he made. The problem is that to file taxes he needs information from his employer such as the employer tax id number. As soon as the IRS sees he is an employee and the employer hasn't paid the required taxes for him it will create problems for the employer.

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OP said he is self employed. So files self employed, see a CPA.


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He would have to show records of deposits for each pay he received or receipts proving how much he made. The problem is that to file taxes he needs information from his employer such as the employer tax id number. As soon as the IRS sees he is an employee and the employer hasn't paid the required taxes for him it will create problems for the employer.

Oh my god ! I'm so scared now. Do you know if we would be fine if we could find a sponsor who earns enough to be above the poverty guideline and have him fill out the affidavit of support ? Would that be enough for the nvc Eventho they wouldn't have any income prove of my fiancé himself ?

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OP said he is self employed. So files self employed, see a CPA.

Can you explain a little more detailed please ? I am not familiar with U.S. taxes at all :( should my fiancé just file for his taxes without any prove from his boss ?

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If he is self employed he is his own boss. Do not know how it works at his gym but the ones I have been to most trainers are self employed, presumably pay a cut of their receipts to the gym.

If he has being doing this for some time same as last year.


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Nope

He needs to see his accountant, pretty standard stuff.


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Being self employed means he is his own boss.


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And by doing that he wouldnt need his boss to do anything or provide anything for him ? Since his boss doesn't want to do that ..

You're being very confusing.

You cannot be self employed if you have a boss.

Does he work as a PT? And therefore pays rent to the gym? If so he would have to file his own taxes as self employed and would need those to show income.

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And by doing that he wouldnt need his boss to do anything or provide anything for him ? Since his boss doesn't want to do that ..

If he is self-employed, he should be keeping track and records of his own income. He can file without the 1099 from the gym that contracted him. Need to list how much he made during 2014 and then pay self-employment taxes on it.

Some info>

http://finance.zacks.com/can-file-taxes-self-earned-income-1099-3679.html

http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Self-Employed-Individuals-Tax-Center

And if the gym he is an independent contractor at thinks they have money issues now, they would hate the steep IRS fines that come for not issuing 1099s.


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Op, first of all stop worrying! You will get through this process, the financial qualifying is just one part of it.

If your fiance earned net income from his consulting work at the gym plus all his other sources of income and they are more than 125% above poverty line, then you might be ok.

Be careful when he files form 1040 because if he takes too many self-employed business deductions when he files his 1040, it might bring him too low to qualify. Another member here grossed $40,000 from his self employment, but after he finished deducting everything, his net income was $17,000 which was below what he needed to qualify so he needed to get a co-sponsor.


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Being self employed means he is his own boss.

please refrain from answering if you aren't sure. He isn't self-employed, he is an independent contracter. I am positive he at worst should get a 1099, although if you ask the OP about the circumstances of employment a W2 would be what is required (obviously his boss doesn't want that).

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Guys I'm freaking out!

My fiancé woks at gym on a self employed basis. He told me all along that his boss is gonna give him a tax form so he can file for his taxes in order to prove his income on the affidavit of support. Now he finds out that his boss doesn't want to give it to him because it would mean he has to file for his own taxes as well which he doesn't want to because the gym isn't making enough money.

Can anyone help with this ??? How can me and my fiancé prove his income ?? Can he file for his taxes on his own without anything from his boss ?

It's something I am not familiar with at all.

I am very worried and need help please

Don't take this the wrong way, but if you are trying to bring another human being to the United States and you do not know how to file taxes you are in for a world of pain. What your boss doing is illegal by the way. I suggest finding a new job fast. You need to get your act together. By the way, as an independent contracter you need to be paying taxes every quarter. If you don't, it'll catch up to you.

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