From NC SPIN Balanced Debate for the Old North State —
“Employee misclassification.” The term is not likely to get your heart racing, but it should. Why? Because it’s illegal, it’s widespread and it’s costing North Carolina’s taxpayers close to a half-billion dollars per year….
The practice is not complicated, and neither is the solution: Regulators need to do their jobs and be on the lookout for violators. Congress and the legislature could also stiffen the laws. In New York, for instance, workers in some industries are presumed to be employees, and the burden is on the employer to prove they are independent contractors.
Read the full story at Tax dodging through misclassification needs to stop