Legal Advice for Independent Contractor — 127 results
Written by attorney Christopher Palmer, almost 2 years ago.
I. General Overview
In Oregon, determining whether a person is an independent contractor or employee can be confusing. The Oregon Legislature attempted to provide clarity by requiring... more
Written by attorney Alicia James, over 1 year ago.
You may benefit from using 1099 independent contractors. Generally, you must withhold income taxes, withhold and pay Social Security and Medicare taxes, and pay unemployment tax on wages... more
Written by attorney Adair M. Buckner, 12 months ago.
Texas Court Finds A Real Independent ContractorFinally, a victory for an employer on an independent contractor worker classification! This usually is a losing battle for employers who try... more
Written by attorney James Hoffmann, about 1 year ago.
States have implemented workers compensation systems in order to offer protections to both employers and employees. Workers who are injured on the job will be entitled to medical care and... more
Written by attorney Mark Chatow, about 1 year ago.
I have had a wide variety of experience with 1099 / independent contractor issues for years as both a business owner and attorney and I'm still surprised by how many people get it... more
Written by attorney Stephen Holden, over 1 year ago.
Profitable businesses continually keep an eye on costs and look for ways to reduce them. In the past several years, cost control has become even more important. For many businesses, the... more
Written by attorney Jeffrey Blackwell, about 1 year ago.
What is a true independent contractor? How is an independent contractor different from a regular employee? In some situations, the answer of whether one is independent versus an employee,... more
Written by attorney Alicia Rae Levy, over 2 years ago.
Determining the relationship
Hiring employees versus using independent contractors gives the employer different rights and responsibilities. With an employee the employer must do things... more
Written by attorney Douglas M Larsen, almost 2 years ago.
The Los Angeles Daily Journal (a legal periodical) today reported on a $12.9 million settlement among "exotic" dancers (strippers) and the "gentlemens' clubs" (strip joints) where they... more
Written by attorney Austin Kennedy, almost 2 years ago.
The deceptively short answer to this question is "No." First, the rule of law: Independent contractors are one of the three categories of workers exempt from the Form I-9 verification... more