Nathan S. Gibson

Nathan S. Gibson is an independent worker compliance business partner who provides expertise and creative solutions to enhance workforce flexibility and maintain compliance with worker classification requirements. He helps mitigate the risks associated with the misclassification of self-employed consultants, freelancers and independent contractors.help provide them with a through contingent worker solution.

Independent Contractors vs. Employees – Resource Magazine

From a 3 part series on independent contractors vs. employees in Resource Magazine —  “The perils of misclassification are numerous and severe. Federal law imposes serious tax liability on employers for misclassifying a worker as an independent contractor, including the payment of all applicable federal taxes due—even if already paid by the worker—plus interest plus penalties. State…

Employee Vs Independent Contractor – Florida

From  Hiring An Electrician  — “In general, an independent contractor is an individual who is in business for him or herself and maintains independence from the business he or she is performing the service for, whereas an employee works for and performs services under the control of the business receiving the service. The IRS and the…

Oregon court reverses ALJ and finds maintenance workers to be independent contractors

From Wolters Kluwer Law & Business — “Noting that Oregon law does not require a worker to be free from all direction and control in order to be considered an “independent contractor” for purposes of unemployment insurance, an Oregon Court of Appeals reversed an Administrative Law Judge’s (ALJ) decision sustaining the assessment of a tax with…

Independent Contractor (Self-Employed or Employee?)

From The Everyday Law Blog — “What is an independent contractor? An independent contractor is an individual or company that provides services for another. An independent contractor differs from an employee because an independent contractor works for him or herself. An independent contractor is responsible for paying his or her own taxes, health insurance, or any…

5 Differences Between a Contractor and an Employee

From QuickBoosk DocStoc — “It’s important to correctly classify your employees and contractors accordingly. Not doing so can result in owing employment taxes to the IRS. Misclassified workers who believe they should be classified as employees can also file a Social Security Tax Form (Form 8919) that will calculate what their employer did not hold…

Independent Contractor or Employee? Why Does it Matter?

independent contractor vs. employee

Thanks to Garabedian Group for posting the following infographic on Pinterest —  Related articles Independent Contractor Compliance: What Employers Need to Consider (nathansgibson.org) 3 Tips for Hiring Independent Contractors (blogs.findlaw.com) Don’t Misclassify Workers as Independent Contractors – The National Law Review (natlawreview.com) Related posts: Top 9 Misconceptions of Independent Contractor Engagement   From BusinessTips.com — Some of the misconceptions…

What’s in a Name? The Risks and Rewards of Independent Contractor vs. Employee Job Classification

Thanks to Wunderland for preparing the following infographic — Related articles The independent contractor: to be or not to be (nathansgibson.org) Independent Contractor? IRS Looks at 20 Factors (blogs.findlaw.com) They’re Not Independent Contractors If the Court Says They’re Employees (forbes.com) Getting the Independent Contractor vs. Employee Classification Right (loftisconsulting.com) Related posts: Is your Worker an Employee…

Why Employee vs Independent Contractor Classification Matters

From the iMediaConnection Blog — . “Whether you are looking to hire talent for your business from a creative agency such as Wunderland or searching for a new job, it is important to understand the differences between employee and independent contractor classifications. From tax ramifications to business or worker responsibilities, this one label can make a huge difference.…

Can Your Independent Contractors be Deemed to be Employees?

From The National Law Review — “New Jersey courts have consistently found that independent contractors are not deemed employees under the LAD, and are therefore not entitled to its protections. When courts must determine whether a claimant is an employee or an independent contractor, they generally consider factors set forth under New Jersey case law (Pukowsky v.…

Delivery Truck Driver was an Independent Contractor, not an Employee, Arkansas Federal Court Rules

From the National Law Review — “A driver who owned and leased his delivery trucks and hired other drivers to make deliveries was an independent contractor, and not an employee entitled to overtime, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas has ruled. Krupicki v. Eagle One, Inc., No. 4:12-cv-00150, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 46038…