Employees Vs Independent Contractors in Dentistry

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  From Dentistry Today, Dr. Davis discusses the standards for classifying a worker as an employee or independent contractor, reviewed the recent California decision, and identifies the risks in dental practices. Dr. Davis writes: Vulnerability for Dental Professionals The cited IRS rules have been in standing for many years. The same is true for many states’…

7 Steps to Help Clients Follow Nanny Tax Laws 

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  From AccountingWEB, Guy Maddalone offers seven recommendations for engaging with a nanny, the first of which is classifying the nanny properly as an employee or independent contractor. Guy writes: 1. Use the “Employee” Classification The IRS has consistently ruled that a household worker is an employee and not an independent contractor. It’s really quite simple. The…

Independent Contractors vs. Employees: 10 Differences You Need to Know 

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  MBO Partners provides an outstanding list of ten differences between employees and independent contractors: 1. Independent Contractors Operate as Their Own Business Independents may be sole proprietors, or have an incorporated business. They have built these businesses around specialized services they provide—it’s not uncommon for independents to have a business name and perform work for…

In Today’s Gig Economy, Are You Classifying Dealer-Trade Drivers Correctly? 

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  From Dealer Marketing,  Lariza Hebert and Stephen J. Roppolo discuss a case in Texas in which a driver for a automobile dealershi was found to be an independent contractors. Lariza and Stephnen write: Dealer-trade drivers may be independent contractors—in certain circumstances Smaller dealerships in rural areas often utilize contract dealer-trade drivers. Drivers are often retired individuals…

Lawsuit Accuses Uber Of Saving $500 Million Annually By Misclassifying Drivers 

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  The SFGate reports that an Uber competitor is suing alleging that Uber violates California labor laws and insurance laws by classifying drivers as independent contractors.  SFGate reports: A Los Angeles limousine company has sued Uber Technologies Inc. in federal court in San Francisco for unfair competition, alleging that the ride-booking company saves up to $500…