Gig worker

independent contractors, online platform workers, contract firm workers, on-call workers and temporary workers

Gig workers are independent contractors, online platform workers,contract firm workers, on-call workers,and temporary workers. Gig workers enter into formal agreements with on-demand companies to provide services to the company's clients.


  • You must report income earned from the ‘’gig economy’ on a tax return, even if the income is:
  • From part-time, temporary or side work
  • Not reported on an information return form—like a Form 1099-K, 1099-MISC, W-2 or other income statement
  • Paid in any form, including cash, property, goods, or virtual currency
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