Legal Advice for Independent Contractor — 97 results
Written by attorney Helena Kobrin, 4 months ago.
The dividing line between properly classified employees and independently contracted workers can often be about as clear as mud. The June, 2014 decision from the federal Ninth Circuit... more
Written by attorney Jacob Iraj Kiani, 9 months ago.
Many company owners try to evade the employment law of California by erroneously labeling their workers as independent contractors. Company owners engage in this practice because the legal... more
Written by attorney Kevin J Tillson, over 1 year ago.
When trying to answer the question of whether an individual providing services is an employee or an independent contractor, there is no clear answer, even when you have a written agreement... more
Written by attorney Alicia James, almost 2 years 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 Brent Britton, over 3 years ago.
Ownership of intellectual property is counterintuitive. Mere payment for
deliverables does not necessarily secure clean title from independent
contractors. Under US copyright law, in... more
Written by attorney David Gillespie, almost 4 years ago.
It can be a huge money-saver for a
small business to get into the practice of working with independent
contractors. Using independent contractors will lower a companies tax
Written by attorney Joann Deutch, almost 5 years ago.
The I.R.S. says you don't need to withhold for Social Security & Medicare When you are dealing with an Independent Contractor, the I.R.S. says,
“Generally, you must withhold income... more
Written by attorney Herbert J Tan, over 5 years ago.
Behavioral Does the company control or have the right to control what the worker does and how the worker does his or her job? Financial Are the business aspects of the worker’s job... more
Written by attorney Michael Helfand, over 5 years ago.
Employee vs. independent contractor The difference isn't always clear. There are many factors to consider, including whether you have taxes taken out of your pay check, whether you can... more
Written by attorney Bethany L Jacobs, 3 months ago.
Have you hired a new employee or independent contractor recently for your business? Don’t forget to document your expectations! A clear agreement between you and the individual will... more