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The Weekly Independent: January 25, 2016

By MBO Partners

Being a successful independent contractor or a client of choice isn’t just about doing the best work or having the best perks. It also means staying one step ahead of the curve. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. Amazon is…

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The Weekly Independent: January 18, 2016

By MBO Partners

Being a successful independent contractor or a client of choice isn’t just about doing the best work or having the best perks. It also means staying one step ahead of the curve. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. A new…

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The Weekly Independent: January 11, 2016

By MBO Partners

Being a successful independent contractor or a client of choice isn’t just about doing the best work or having the best perks. It also means staying one step ahead of the curve. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. Welcome, 2016!…

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The Weekly Independent: December 14, 2015

By MBO Partners

Being a successful independent contractor or a client of choice isn’t just about doing the best work or having the best perks. It also means staying gone step ahead of the curve. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. It’s been…

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The Weekly Independent: December 7, 2015

By MBO Partners

There are just 24 days left until 2016. Are you making new plans yet? Over the next few weeks, we’ll be adding some retrospectives and looks ahead as part of our coverage to help you get ready for the New Year. As we look forward, one thing’s for sure – the workplace of 2025 won’t…

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The Weekly Independent: November 30, 2015

By MBO Partners

We hope you had a restful Thanksgiving filled with family, friends, and no need for Adele’s Hello on repeat. We’ve got just 32 days left in the year, so get ready to power through and round the corner to 2016. In the coming weeks, we’ll bring you both year in reviews and looks forward, and…

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The Weekly Independent: November 23, 2015

By MBO Partners

It’s a holiday week, so before you head home to enjoy a Turkey dinner, make sure to learn more about what people are calling the “social safety net,” tips for independent contractor compliance in the latest MBO blog update, and how Millennials are transforming the workplace, among other things. When thinking about how to manage…

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The Weekly Independent: November 16, 2015

By MBO Partners

This week, learn more about portable benefits plans (a topic we also discussed last week), a new on-demand co-working hotel and the next big thing in the gig economy, plus more. Independents should be preparing for their January 15th Schedule C filing. Here are four ways to make filling out IRS Form 1040 easier, via…

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The Weekly Independent: November 9, 2015

By MBO Partners

This week, learn when it’s time for an assistant, the potential use of Individual Security Accounts for the gig economy, when Uber drivers will get their day in court and more. But before we get right down to business, don’t forget to register for our webinar next week, where Terri Gallagher, owner and CEO of Gallagher…

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The Weekly Independent: November 2, 2015

By MBO Partners

We know you’re short on time, so here you go: Misclassification continues to be a serious and costly hassle for employers. Amazon Prime Now is the latest to be hit with a suit, as drivers sue in a class-action case that alleges that they should be employees, not contractors. A third of workers in the…

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