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Employee or Contractor? – The Pitfalls of Misclassification
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Employee or Contractor? – The Pitfalls of Misclassification

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With all of the recent news about gig work and the potential for misclassifying workers as contractors or employees, employers across the U.S. are assessing the relationships with their independent contractors to determine whether their company would survive examination under a Department of Labor audit of their workers.

Join Arlene Baker and James Schwantes, Paycor’s compliance experts, to learn:

  • Tests for defining employees & contractors
  • How to avoid misclassification
  • Payroll setup and tax filing requirements
  • 1099 trends

Speaker: Arlene Baker and James Schwantes

Arlene Baker is a Senior Compliance Analyst with Paycor with over 40 years of payroll and tax experience. She is a member of the National Payroll Reporting Consortium focusing on IRS compliance. Arlene has been a member of the national and local APA for 25 years and is an active member of the American Payroll Association Hotline and SPLTF Hospitality Industry Subcommittee. She was the recipient of the 2003 Ohio Payroll Professional of the Year award.

James Schwantes is a Senior Product Compliance Analyst with a legal and tax background. Prior to working at Paycor in the Tax and Compliance departments, he served as an attorney in Cincinnati focusing on antitrust, ERISA, and business litigation.  He is a member of local and national chapters of the APA and the Ohio and federal bar associations.