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Mar 25

FAQs About Independent Contractors and 1099s

By Matt Meuli

With the rise of the “gig economy” and so many people now working as independent contractors (ICs), as opposed to full-time employees, you should be well-familiar with the rules and requirements for the tax form known as a 1099.A 1099 is designed to document and track payments you make to ICs for services they provide […]

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Sep 17

The Cost of Misclassifying Employees as Independent Contractors

By Matt Meuli

The rise of the “gig economy” has led to a dramatic increase in the number of businesses using independent contractors (IC) instead of traditional W2 employees. At the same time, there’s been a sharp uptick in the number of companies being penalized and/or sued for misclassifying workers as ICs. Indeed, within the past 10 years, there’s […]

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