What is Mercari W-9 Tax Form?

Mercari W9 What is Mercari 1099K? W9? Am I an individual or Business on Mercari?  Do I have to give Mercari my Social Security Number or ITIN?  Going into 2022 everything changed, and while I hate to be critical or political, the changes impacting online sellers going forward are significant enough, that I have to give credit to those who deserve the credit, even if that means being political.   (Please Note: The information provided is in no way intended to act as legal tax advice. You should confirm any information with your state agencies, the IRS website, or a tax consultant.) You may have read in the news or heard in the news, that Joe Biden and the House Majority in Congress under Nancy Pelosi, have proposed giving the IRS the authority to be mandatorily informed by banks and financial institutions notification and details about all transfers and deposits of any money over $600.   Of course rational moderates and conservatives within both the republican and democrat parties rejec

Holiday Protection for Online Sellers

Holiday Protection for Online Sellers

Below are my most recent videos about Protections for Online Selling.
Each video discusses steps you can take to help protect store, transactions, accounts and computers during Fourth Quarter's Holiday Sales and beyond.

1. This video discusses steps you need to take right before or at the beginning of Fourth Quarter to help prepare and protect yourself.

2. This video discusses how to get a free phone number, voice mail, call forwarding and text messaging account for your online store or business as a small seller so you never use your phone phone or cell phone.

3. This video discusses steps to take when you spot Credit Card Fraud if you use Stripe Payment Processing on any of your stores or marketplaces.  Even though the video is specifically about Storenvy, the steps will be similar wherever you sell.  Especially on Stripe inparticular.