Can I participate in car advertisement campaigns and earn passive income while on H1B?

Can I participate in car advertisement campaigns and earn passive income while on H1B?
Companies like Carvetrise and other similar pay for advertising on our car, we only do our regular driving and not actively spending time on their campaigns, is this legally permissible while on H1B?

I think this will fall under rental income which is considered passive. Check with the company if they will issue a 1099-MISC form for the payments made to you.

Good suggestion.

As Kalpesh has suggested, it is important to check if they will issue 1099 which most probably they will if the total income is more than $600 per year.

I think the income gets reported to IRS even if they do not issue 1099 due to not meeting the yearly threshhold.

If you have anyone in the family with EAD (like H4 EAD), it is better to get payments on their ID.

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