3 edition of Legal Guide to Independent Contractor Status found in the catalog.
Legal Guide to Independent Contractor Status
February 22, 1994
by John Wiley & Sons Inc
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||46|
The status of a worker as an employee of a company rather than an independent contractor is important for determining who is to pay the FICA tax. If the worker is considered an independent contractor, then the employer would not withhold any taxes from the independent contractor's payments. The employer would provide the independent contractor. For this, a Contractor Standards Guide can be helpful. Although similar to an employee handbook, a Contractor Standards Guide can serve as an abbreviated guide for your company policies and expectations for independent contractors. Some items that CAN be incorporated into your independent contractor handbook include.
Purchase your copy or download a PDF version online. SACRAMENTO – The latest issue of the annual Contractors State License Board's (CSLB) California Contractors License Law & Reference Book is now available for purchase or for viewing online. At the beginning of the book you will find a "Summary of Major Changes to Contractor Law," which outlines new contracting . Consultant and Independent Contractor Agreements, Nolo, Book of forms for independent contractors in various fields. Requires library card for access. Effect of New Employee Classification Requirements under G.L. c. , § B on Withholding of Tax on Wages under G.L. c. 62B, TIR , Mass. Dept. of Revenue "This TIR summarizes the differences in the .
An independent contractor is a person or entity contracted to perform work for—or provide services to—another entity as a nonemployee. As a Author: Will Kenton. “The test of whether someone is an employee or independent contractor is very fact-based. We apply a multifaceted test.” One key factor in that test is “whether the work is an integral part.
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Legal Guide to Independent Contractor Status [Wood, Robert W.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Legal Guide to Independent Contractor StatusFormat: Hardcover. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wood, Robert W., Legal guide to independent contractor status. New York: Wiley Law Publications, © The Legal Guide to Independent Contractor Status should be of considerable interest and use to most attorneys whose practice includes employment-related matters.
Robert J. Wells is a tax attorney and assistant to the editor- in-chief for Tax Notes. More importantly, misclassifying your workers can result in an avalanche of expensive legal and tax problems with federal agencies such as the IRS, the Department of Labor and the National Labor Relations Board, just to name a few.
That’s why we compiled The NFIB Guide to Independent Contractors: How to Determine a Worker’s Classi˜cation. The text outlines the standards established for independent contractor status by the IRS, federal labor and employment laws, and state workers' compensation and unemployment compensation laws.
In addition, the consequences of erroneous classification are discussed including tax considerations, pension and benefit considerations and tort liability. Fifth Edition of Legal Guide to Independent Contractor Status Reviewed by Lawrence B. Gibbs Earlier this year, an increase in employment tax rates was proposed by Congress to help pay for the cost of healthcare reform legislation.
Also this year, Congress considered legislation that would impose employment taxes on the income of many small S. You are not an independent contractor if you perform services that can be controlled by an employer (what will be done and how it will be done).
This applies even if you are given freedom of action. What matters is that the employer has the legal right to control the details of how the services are performed.
Working as an Independent Contractor contains all the basic forms and agreements you need to thrive as an independent contractor. It includes: a complete independent contractor agreement, along with detailed step-by-step instructions on how to fill it out sample invoices a contract amendment formBook Edition: 4th.
It should be used only as a guide and not as a definitive source to answer your legal questions. The scope of the remarks contained in this Guide are largely based upon the authors [ This book is designed to be an employment law resource for Minnesota business owners.
Before independent contractor status is indicated. 2File Size: 2MB. Employee vs. Independent Contractor Guidebook review of Legal Guide to Independent Contractor Status (5th ed. ) by robert W. Wood By Jonathan r.
Flora* A perennial problem for employers (and their advisors) is classifying workers. Every worker must be slotted into one of two fixed categories: employee or independent contractor.
Robert W. Wood’s Legal Guide to Independent Contractor Status Reviewed by David K. Colapinto Robert W. Wood’s Legal Guide to Independent Contractor Status (Tax Institute, 4th Ed.) is the most thorough legal compendium on the classification of workers as inde-pendent contractors.
This is the 32nd book published by. Independent Contractor Law and Legal Definition An independent contractor is a person or business who performs services for another person under an express or implied agreement and who is not subject to the other's control, or right to control, the manner and means of.
The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a bulletin on July 13 that focuses on the caregiver registry industry, and also provides the new administration's first.
Government auditors will rarely question the status of an independent contractor who works for three or four clients at a time. If the nature of your work requires you to work full time for one client for a while, try to work for other clients over the course of a year. Whether you're already working as an independent contractor or considering becoming an independent contractor (or freelancer or self-employed consultant), you'll find a wealth of helpful information here.
Get guidance on calculating what you should charge, collecting payment, preserving your independent contractor status, and complying with legal and tax requirements. Nolo. Workers and businesses often confuse the status of “employee” with that of “independent contractor." It's a fine distinction, but getting it wrong can have severe consequences.
Workers can lose money and legal rights, and businesses can face considerable liability from employees or the government. According toan individual is an independent contractor in the state of California when "they have the right to control the manner and means in which [they] carry out the job." If you, the employer, maintain most of the rights to direct and control the worker, or if you can discharge the worker at will and without cause, then the.
Also cutting in favor of independent contractor status was the fact that the lacrosse officials typically earned money from officiating games for only 11 weeks per year and that sports officiating was a part-time sideline for almost all of them (criteria 6).
Also, officiating requires skill and expertise (criteria 4); the officials provide. If you are working for yourself, and if you aren't an owner or employee of a corporation, you are an independent contractor.
In other words, you are considered self-employed. If you are self-employed, that means you aren't an employee for someone else, you have your own business, and you are filing your income taxes as a business owner (sole. Common law principles further define independent contractor status by method of compensation.
If a person is on an employer's payroll and receives a steady paycheck, clearly that the person is an employee rather than an independent contractor, who likely receives payment in a different manner. Other considerations when identifying someone as an.
Working with independent contractors saves your business money and gives you flexibility in hiring. But there are risks in trying to establish IC relationships. Simply calling a worker an independent contractor doesn’t make them so. This book shows you how to avoid mistakes that can lead to lawsuits or costly fines from the IRS and state Book Edition: 9th.A Guide to Contractor License Bonds.
Please note: Effective January 1,the required amount of a contractor’s bond will increase from $12, to $15, This change is the result of Senate Bill (Hill).
This increase also applies to cash deposits filed with CSLB in lieu of a contractor’s bond.Legal Issues With Use of Independent Contractors 01/31/ Although management needs should always be paramount in determining how to engage a workforce, there are significant legal issues that must be addressed when workers are not .