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

Northern California July 1, 2021 Sales Tax Increased - yet again!

 July 1, 2021, those  shopping from online stores and marketplaces located in Northern California will get hit with yet another tax increase, with some areas borderline 11% sales tax.  It's difficult to understand why the voters in these cities would vote to increase their taxes in 2020 during a pandemic that put most small business out of business and sent others moving into Arizona and Texas to survive.  Much of Northern California is dominated by rich costal dwellers, perhaps a sales tax increase doesn't impact them much, but for everyone who shops online from sellers in those locations, even a little increase hurts.