The Weekly Independent: April 30, 2018

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Staying on top of your field means staying ahead of the biggest news stories. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. How organizations can overcome barriers to successfully engage independent professionals and become more agile in today’s competitive business environment. Nearly half…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: April, 2018

Independent Contractor Misclassification

As the independent workforce continues to grow, so do the issues of worker compliance and misclassification. It is important for enterprises to remain informed about the latest laws, regulations, and developments surrounding these topics. Each month, we’ll bring you the latest news stories from around the web. 1. Client of Staffing Firm Entitled as Third-Party…

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The Weekly Independent: April 23, 2018

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Staying on top of your field means staying ahead of the biggest news stories. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. Quartz explores how the gig economy could help close the skills gap. What independent contractors need to know about the new…

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3 Benefits of Coworking for Self Employed Professionals

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As your own boss, you get to choose your clients, manage your work hours, and direct your company’s directions and goals. Leaving the traditional office environment, however, is not without its challenges. Among the many choices you face as an independent consultant, deciding where to work can have one of the biggest impacts on your daily life.…

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Tax Reform and Independent Contractors

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</ifram The U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed at the end of 2017, is the biggest overhaul of the U.S. tax code in more than 20 years. If you’re currently working as an independent professional, here are three things you should know about the new law. 1. Section 199A Section 199A is a new…

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The Weekly Independent: April 16, 2018

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Staying on top of your field means staying ahead of the biggest news stories. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. Both more employers and more employees are turning to gig work, Arkansas Business reports. Key differences between a staffing agency and…

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