Are "consulting" jobs (as defined by the IRS) limited to business to business transactions?

I want to consult individuals in regard to their personal wellness/fitness issues. Kind of like a personal fitness instructor, but with nutrition, meditation, etc. also. But as far as the IRS is concerned, is what I want to do considered "consulting", "service", or what?!

Asked By: kellierhyme - 4/22/2008
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Yes, consultants only apply to a business transaction. In business, a consultant is a "work for hire" line item when it comes to the accounting and the books. not an employee as such. An employee has certain things which you must provide, like health insurance, workmans compensation and the like which does not apply to... More
Answered By: rowlfe - 4/22/2008
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Not sure why it matters. If anyone pays you for your services, that income would be considered self employment income and you would likely need to file Schedule C (or C-EZ) and probably Schedule SE... More
Answered By: efflandt - 4/22/2008
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