Are workers who receive 1099s considered employees?

Understanding that contractors are not technically employees, many small businesses do utilize this arrangement for various reasons. Microenterprises by definition are 5 or fewer employees including the owner(s) and all part-time staff. For the purposes of determining microenterprise eligibility, contract workers who receive 1099s are counted as employees.

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1. Are non-profit organizations eligible to apply?
2. Do you have to live in Amesbury or Newburyport to apply?
3. I have 3 full-time employees and 3 part-time employees who work in the summer. Am I still eligible?
4. Is the monetary threshold based on gross income, adjusted gross income or taxable income?
5. Is the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) considered taxable income?
6. What can the grant money be used for?
7. I have all of the correct documents, but they are all hard copy and I don't have access to a scanner. What can I do?
8. What if don't have a DUNS number right now?
9. What if I haven't filed by 2020 taxes yet?
10. Can I submit just Schedule C of my Federal Tax Return?
11. Are workers who receive 1099s considered employees?
12. Can I really apply for funding again?