In this video, learn about factors other than control that go into determining independent contractor status. These include factors such as hours worked, pay, and contracts.
I've previously talked about how control is viewed…as the number one factor when it comes to classification.…There are other factors besides control…that are important when classifying independent contractors.…Let's dive in to eight of the other classification factors…considered by laws and regulations.…Do they have a distinct occupation?…For example, is the work or skill artesian,…tradesperson, or businessperson with specialized training,…experience, and education?…Do they have a business license, a business card,…insurance, website, LinkedIn page, other 1099 clients,…and other indicia of being independent?…Do they look and act like an independent contractor?…Do they advertise to the public?…The IRS recognizes that by advertising a service…to the public, a worker demonstrates…that he or she is an independent contractor.…
These advertisements need not be in the newspaper…or in the Yellow Pages,…but they can even be by word of mouth, personal networking,…social media, etc.…Is there an ongoing relationship?…Is the worker's job required to be performed…
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- Legal requirements for classifying independent contractors
- Financial and strategic benefits of contract employees
- Downsides of misclassification
- What triggers complaints and investigations?
- Licensing statutes, permit requirements, and anti-discrimination statutes
- Preventing misclassification claims
- Considering an SS-8 ruling
- Amnesty programs