Misclassification and Compliance

5 Things You Need to Know about IR35

January 16, 2020

IR35 refers to a set of UK legislation designed to combat tax avoidance by independent contractors and the businesses that engage them. This shifts the responsibility of worker classification, as well as the associated risks, to the businesses. Despite widespread negative industry feedback, IR35 changes will go into effect in the Private Sector in April…

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Looking Ahead in 2020: Independent Contractor Compliance

January 16, 2020

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. As we look ahead to 2020, worker misclassification and compliance are topics that will remain in the news as new laws…

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Independent Contractor Engagement Risk: What You Need to Know

January 15, 2020

Realize the competitive advantage of making independent talent part of your workforce strategy by creating a compliance program that manages legal risk and brings top talent to your doorstep.

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Top Independent Contractor Compliance Stories from 2019

December 31, 2019

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. 2019 was a fascinating year for independent contractor compliance. Here’s a look at five of the top stories. 1. AB 5…

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Independent Contractor vs Employee: 10 Differences

December 17, 2019

Employee misclassification can be detrimental to your business. Here are 10 main differences between independent contractors and employees that you should know about.

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: November, 2019

November 27, 2019

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. Illinois’ Human Rights Act Protects Independent Contractors…

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Employee vs. Contractor: Worker Classification and the IRS

November 22, 2019

Contingent workers are a growing and increasingly prominent part of our workforce today. As more people choose independent work as a career path, the issue of worker misclassification is growing as well. The IRS estimates that millions of workers have been misclassified, and according to state-level studies, 10-20% of employers misclassify at least one worker…

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How to Reduce the Risk of Worker Misclassification

November 14, 2019

Worker misclassification is a complex topic that does not have a straightforward solution. Often, misclassification can be unintentional because businesses simply do not have a full understanding of the laws regarding how to classify their workers, but it can also be done intentionally to reduce labor costs or avoid payroll taxes. Regardless of why misclassification…

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Why Attracting Independent Talent is Different Than Recruiting Employees

November 8, 2019

The independent workforce is a different pool of talent than traditional employees. In order to successfully attract, retain, and re-engage independent workers, companies must focus on building a recruiting strategy that is specifically designed to meet the needs of this group of talent. How Independent Contractors Work ‘Independent contractor’ is a legal term for workers…

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Hiring Independent Contractors: 5 Common Concerns and How to Overcome Them

November 1, 2019

It’s not uncommon to experience some nervousness when engaging an independent professional for the first time. Whether you have fears about the quality of the final product, what it’ll cost, or productive use of time and resources, it can be hard to trust someone you’ve never worked with before. The Benefits of Independent Talent Luckily,…

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