‘Misclassified’ Iowan gets back his $5K in taxes

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From The Des Moines Register, Jason Clayworth shares a story of a worker, James Robertson, who was paid as independent contractor and therefore should have collected and paid sales taxes on the services he provided.  While Mr. Robertson claimed he was misclassified and the situation was eventually resolved, the story illustrates some of the unforeseen issues that…