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Registered Representatives of Independent Broker-Dealers are Properly Classified as Independent Contractors

From the Financial Services Institute — The independent broker-dealer (IBD) business model focuses on offering financial solutions to…

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IRS Topic 762 – Independent Contractor vs. Employee

From  Walton Insurance Agency —  For federal employment tax purposes, the usual common law rules are applicable to determine…

Posted in Freelancing

5 important legal resources for freelancers

From the Freelancers Union —  Working as a freelancer sounds pretty great in the beginning: you get to set…

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Court: Employee vs. independent contractor

From the Examiner Enterprise— The court has spoken again on the issue of employee vs. independent contractor. A…

Posted in Colorado

Independent contractor status — Colorado Supreme Court sets forth applicable test

From Lexology — Yesterday we posted an article describing the unsettled test for independent contractor status under Colorado’s unemployment…

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Totality of circumstances, not single or multi-factor test, determines employee or independent contractor status

From the  Employment Law Daily —  In two en banc decisions, the Colorado Supreme Court rejected single and multi-factor…

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If Exotic Dancers Aren’t Independent Contractors, Who Is?

From Mondaq:  Connecting Knowledge and People It is far better to internally uncover and proactively address misclassification…

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Employee vs. Independent Contractor: Ensure Proper Classification of Workers

From Meyers, Harrison & Pia, LLC. — A recent Forbes personal finance article “Independent Contractor Enforcement: There’s More…

Posted in Texas

Worker misclassification still a problem in Texas

From the ICon Professional Services’ Blog. As this blog wrote last month, the state government of Texas just passed a…

Posted in California

Employee or Independent Contractor? The Risks of Making A Wrong Decision Grow

From California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog —  Employers use independent contractors instead of employees for a variety of reasons…

Posted in Colorado

Independent contractor status dependent on more than one factor, says second Colorado court

From  Lexology — A second division of the Colorado Court of Appeals has just rejected a stringent, single-factor test…

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Massachusetts Employers May Be Liable to Out-of-State Employees Misclassified as Independent Contractors

From Holland & Knight — Massachusetts employers have long labored under the strictures of the Massachusetts independent contractor statute,…