Misclassification and Compliance

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: March, 2018

March 15, 2018

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. Court Finds Grubhub Driver Was an Independent…

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Top Independent Contractor Compliance Stories from 2017

December 29, 2017

Worker classification is a constantly evolving realm with various laws, tests, and guidelinesthat are often open to interpretation and subject to varying levels of enforcement from state to state. 2017 was a fascinating year for independent contractor compliance with lawsuits, memos, and new acts taking place across the U.S. Here’s a look at the top 7…

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Court Rules on Misclassification Lawsuit: Addison Lee Drivers Are Not Self Employed

October 25, 2017

In 2017, another high-profile misclassification case became a hot topic among UK press, reinforcing that daily operational oversight of work often outweigh the contracts put in place when it comes to classifying independent contractors. The Case Taxi firm Addison Lee was dealt yet another financial blow in September when it found itself the center of a self-employment…

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The Criminal Finances Act 2017: What UK Enterprises Engaging Independent Professionals Need to Know Now

September 22, 2017

Of late, MBO Partners enterprises with UK clients have been asking many questions about the new Criminal Finances Act 2017, which takes effect on September 30th of this year. In an effort to clarify questions, MBO Partners has taken this opportunity to offer some background on the CFA, as well as to answer commonly-asked questions about…

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Calculate Your Worker Misclassification Risk

September 10, 2015

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

July 14, 2013

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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