Misclassification & Compliance

Calculate Your Worker Misclassification Risk

By MBO Partners

Why a Risk Assessment is Important Discussion of independent contractor misclassification seems to be everywhere nowadays. And while most now acknowledge that threat of reclassification is real and growing, most businesses don’t know how to quantify this risk. This isn’t surprising. IC reclassification penalties are highly variable and may rise and fall at the discretion of…

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IRS Independent Contractor Test: A Recent Massachusetts Example

By MBO Partners

The standards for determining whether an individual is an employee or an independent contractor differ between Federal agencies, such as the Department of Labor and the IRS, and also in numerous states pursuant to their laws. The various federal agencies and states each have different reasons for the determination. The IRS is concerned that businesses…

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