Tax Policy Center

gig economy

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In the United States’ voluntary tax system, taxpayers are responsible for correctly reporting their incomes to the IRS, rather than having the government determine their...
August 4, 2023Sadie BogradSteven M. Rosenthal
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
As of 2021, about 16 percent of Americans had earned money through an online gig work platform . While contract labor is not new, the...
January 20, 2023Lillian Hunter
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Uber and Lyft are threating to shut down operations in California because the state considers their drivers employees rather than independent contractors. The distinction might...
August 20, 2020Richard C. Auxier
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
A sprawling and controversial new labor law signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom this week could have major tax consequences for gig workers in the...
September 20, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
For all the attention being lavished on the gig economy, we still have much to learn about those who are working in it. But we...
October 30, 2018Howard Gleckman