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)

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)