Non-employee Compensation Definition | Independent Contractors & More

Accounting Definitions

# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Non-Employee Compensation Definition

When someone performing a service or providing a product is determined not to be an employee, compensation is paid as a non-employee. This non-employee compensation occurs most frequently with self-employed individuals.

Non-Employee Compensation Extended Definition
You pay non-employee compensation to individuals who do work for you that are not your employees. The most common non-employee compensation is paid to the self-employed. In these situations, you report non-employee compensation on Form 1099-NEC.

Related Article
What Is Nonemployee Compensation? | Patriot Software

Last Updated By

Christan Neff | Apr 17, 2023

Back to Top