Independent Contractor vs Employee

From United Benefit Advisors — “Not correctly classifying an individual as an employee can lead to an employer being required to pay taxes, such as unemployment tax, that would have been required of the employer if the individual had been correctly classified. The organization may also be held liable for overtime pay, resulting in a…

When classifying workers, remember the ‘right to control.’

From ICon Professional Services Blog — “Recently, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration has been pushing the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to improve data collection programs that are needed to identify potential misclassification of workers as independent contractors. This is part of a general trend on the part of not only federal officials, but also…

Why I Went Freelance 

From the Huffington Post — Lisa Borden writes:  “Now I am Executive Vice President of absolutely nothing. But the freelance life matches my personality. I have always been a bit of an outsider. So being a professional hired gun just makes sense to me. I was happy to trade bonus checks for bonus time. And…

Is The Future Of Work All About Freelance And Independent Workers?

From Forbes — “According to a recent SAP and Oxford Economics report, 83% of executives say their companies are increasing their use of contingent workers. Intuit reported that by 2020 40% of American Workers will be freelancers. Another recent report from MBO Partners found that today there are approximately 30 million independent workers and that…