From BusinessTips.com — Some of the misconceptions are
“Some companies take a hard line on qualifying independent contractors. If a potential contactor fails just one of the qualification criteria, the company will not hire the worker. It is a mistake to hinge your independent contractor engagement on a single criterion….
Compliance by self-incorporation. Hiring an independent worker that is incorporated does not automatically protect you from the risk of reclassification. While a good practice, few independent contractor tests specifically state incorporation as a criterion towards compliance…
Read the full story at Top 9 Misconceptions of Independent Contractor Engagement
- Why Employee vs. Independent Contactor Classification Matters (visual.ly)
- 3 Tips for Hiring Independent Contractors (blogs.findlaw.com)
- The Tax Risks of Misclassifying Employees – The National Law Review (natlawreview.com)