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Well, horrible choice of syntax on my part. The "job" is aiding in a glorified yard sale, my role of instructing an older friend in the technical aspects of using the internet to sell personal effects are being compensated more as a gift than anything else. And yes, gifts should and will be reported to the IRS as income. By under the table, I was trying to convey that I didn't have a pay check/salary/W2/etc...

I'm no fan of tax fraud, nor of perjuring myself. I guess some people would be brazen or ignorant enough to do such things. My apologies and thanks for openly standing up for the tax code.
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