I have been working as a 1099 employee on H1b visa for a company for 3 years now. Recently a company filed for my visa transfer and I just realized that working as a subcontractor on H1b is not legal. I’m wondering what to do now. I’m afraid my visa transfer gets denied and since I lose my current job as well.
Yes, that is a real problem.
Talk to the lawyer involved with the transfer. He/she may want you to go home & come back to 'clean-up' things.
Also, you should talk to a tax attorney ... you've probably been paying too much tax.
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