Should I Hire an Independent Contractor or Employee?

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Paychex’s The Sure Payroll Blog provided one of the most shared blog’s of 2014, according to BuzzSumo, addressing whether one should hire an independent contractor or employee: “When to Hire a Contractor Although every small business is in a unique position, there are times when it makes most sense to hire a contractor. Consider the following:…

Isagenix Independent Contractor Benefits

One of the shared items in 2014 was the video Isagenix Independent Contractor Benefits which was prepared by Transtar Insurance Brokers.  The video provides a terrific outline of the insurance options for independent contractors.     Related posts: Lawsuits Challenge Independent Contractor Status From the National Association of Realtors blog came the most shared story in 2014…

6 Things to Consider When Making the Leap to Self-Employment

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From the Huffington Post – Gina Horkey provides 6 things to consider when striking out on your own, but perhaps the most important is her 6th recommendation — developing multiple streams of revenue. This is particularly important in situations where you are providing services as opposed to selling products because service providers are more likely…

Employee or Independent Contractor? Seven Ways Independent Contractors Differ from Employees

Independent contractors are different from employees in many ways.  The following is a short presentation that highlights seven key ways in which independent contractors are different from employees.   Related articles Employee or Independent Contractor (Blackman Kallik) Employee or Independent Contractor:  Guidelines to Ensure Compliance (Kenneth Sprang) Independent Contractors or Common Law Employees (Gary Garner) Related posts: Barry…

Costs of an Employee Vs. Independent Contractor

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From the Houston Chronicle — “Employee Costs In April 2010, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated that employer costs for employee compensation averaged $29.71 per hour, with wages accounting for 69.6 percent and benefits averaging 30.4 percent of the total employee cost. They found that civilian employer costs, including private industry and government workers, averaged…