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Employee vs Independent Contractor – The Dangers of Misclassification
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Workforce Management

Employee vs Independent Contractor – The Dangers of Misclassification

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There are several benefits of hiring independent contractors, but misclassifying employees and independent contractors with the IRS can result in major penalties and fines. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to avoid misclassification. In this session, we’ll get you up-to-speed on the rules. We’ll also cover the following topics:

  • How to hire independent contractors and limit your exposure to a future audit or lawsuit
  • Why W-9s and Certificates of Insurances matter
  • The cost of misclassifying employees as independent contractors
  • IRS 20 Factor Test (Will your independent contractors pass?)

This session has been pre-recorded.

Speaker: Becky Becker

Becky Stauffer is a national speaker and consultant on Workplace Issues.  In 2016, she started her own consulting company Work4Accord, LLC where she serves National and Regional clients. A frequent speaker and lecturer, in 2018, she addressed audiences in 30 states on Payroll Law and HR issues. 

Work4Accord’s mission is to help Business Owners minimize workplace conflict so they can focus on “their businesses”. In 2018, Work4Accord developed a nationally recognized certificate program on Harassment Bystander Training.

Tuesday, December 21