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Old 10-28-2017, 04:54 AM   #15  
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Originally Posted by Gasfiltered View Post
I think you forgot the most important one, Air America doesn't employ pilots, they contract them. You are an independent contractor; they will send you a 1099 at the end of the year and you will be responsible to pay all the extra self-employment taxes as well as losing on the other legal protections provided to employees.
Yes, but you are not respected as a contractor. You are treated as an employee, and in fact, the IRS has determined that air america pilots are employees. So, you can fill out a form to change your status, but you will probably get fired, knowing them...
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