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clark_colleen
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1099s are legal documents

How does upwork get away with not sending 1099s? These are required by law. We’re attempting to purchase a home and our lender will not let us move forward without them, even though I filed taxes showing income from earnings report.
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tlbp
Member

Perhaps there is some mention in the law the explains the circumstances in which the document is required? Did you report the income on your taxes for 2019? That should serve as evidence of income. 

wlyonsatl
Member

Upwork doesn't pay you, the client does.  Some, but not all, clients will in fact send a 1099 at the end of the year. Have you shown your lender the Certificate of Earnings?

lysis10
Member

They should be ok with tax returns. That's what mine took.


Jennifer M wrote:

They should be ok with tax returns. That's what mine took.


I also use tax returns to show income. Never been a problem.