Independent Contractor

Independent contractor or employee? Know the difference

IRS Tax Tip 2022-117, August 2, 2022 A business might pay an independent contractor and an employee for the same or similar work, but there are key legal differences between the two. It is critical for business owners to correctly determine whether the people providing services are employees or independent contractors. Here's some information to [...]

September 30th, 2022|Independent Contractor|

Healthcare workers should have been paid overtime — $147k owed

Healthcare workers should have been paid overtime -- $147k owed Nurse practitioners weren’t independent contractors Is that worker an employee or an independent contractor? Getting the answer wrong can be costly. Case in point: The operator of two Mississippi urgent care clinics is on the hook for six figures because it wrongfully classified nurse practitioners [...]

December 5th, 2019|Independent Contractor|

Employee Vs. Independent Contractor

Company must supply workers with independent contractor fact sheet Plus, $38,000 in back wages must be paid to misclassified workers The Dept. of Labor (DOL) wants to be sure employers are correctly classifying employees and independent contractors (IC). It's the latest strategy to boost compliance: explaining the difference to workers themselves. That's what happened when [...]

October 7th, 2016|Independent Contractor|