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DoorDash Dasher Tax Guide


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If you’re a Dasher for DoorDash, you’re responsible for tracking and paying your own taxes. Here’s what you need to know about how much to set aside for taxes and how to file your tax return.

Is DoorDash considered self-employment?

Most Dashers sign an independent contractor agreement. You get a 1099-NEC tax form at the end of the year. A 1099 means you get taxed as a business owner and are self-employed.

So, yes, DoorDash counts as self-employed.

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