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

PayPal Nightmare before Christmas

PayPal Nightmare before Christmas

What do you do, when it's fourth quarter, three weeks before Christmas and PayPal decides to lock your account, when you call to report a fraudulent sale from eBay?

You make a YouTube video testimonial and warn every single seller you know, to help them avoid being scammed on eBay and also being locked out of your account by PayPal's phone automated agent.

Christmas and the holidays are the number one time of the year, that we small businesses have the potential to make some extra profit, especially after the recent two slow years on all marketplaces.

People are feeling good about the economy, and despite the political rivalry and media fabrications to the contrary, were actually making some sales this fourth quarter.  I was too, until a eBay scammer, tried to scam me and while trying to get in touch with PayPal, it's automated fem-bot suddenly locked my account.

Hours and hours wasted followed, trying to reach a "real person" at PayPal failed.  PayPal demanded I provide proof it was my account.   Let me tell you about how, a $16 sale on eBay, has created a nightmare for this seller who is dependent on PayPal, and steps you should take if you need to call PayPal during fourth quarter.