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Independent Contractor Tax Compliance Issues

Getting independent contractor status wrong can be very expensive, find out how to protect your company.

Independent contractor status has distinct advantages for companies and workers, and continues to grow in popularity. However, as independent contractor relationships have become more common, the risks have become more apparent as well. Understand how independent contractor status is determined for tax, EEO state law and other purposes, including in PEO and other multiparty situations; the advantages and disadvantages of independent contractor status for both the company and the worker; and how to handle disputes over independent contractor status when they arise.

Runtime: 97 minutes
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Agenda

Legal Requirements to Determine Existence of Independent Contractor Relationship

  • Internal Revenue Code
  • Other Federal Laws
  • State Workers' Compensation and Unemployment Insurance Laws
  • Multiparty Arrangements

Proper Procedures to Undertake in Establishing Independent Contractor Relationship

  • Relevance of Contract
  • Form SS-8 Determinations

Effects of Independent Contractor Relationship

  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages

Disputes Concerning Independent Contractor Relationship

  • Government Audits and Sanctions
  • Private Litigation
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This course was last revised on February 9, 2016.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Kurt L.P. Lawson, Esq.

Kurt L.P. Lawson, Esq.

Hogan Lovells US LLP

  • Partner with the law firm of Hogan Lovells US LLP in Washington, D.C.
  • Primarily represents employers on all aspects of employment taxes and pension, health, fringe, and other benefits
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers in Washington, D.C. since 2007
  • Ranked in Chambers USA since 2010
  • Member of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel and the American College of Tax Counsel
  • Writer and speaker on tax and employee benefits matters and previous adjunct professor at the Georgetown Law Center
  • ABA Tax Section vice-chair and former chair of the Employee Benefits Committee
  • Graduate, Yale and the University of Virginia School of Law
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Product ID: 397077
Published 2016
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