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Local Businesses: Employees or 1099 Contractors? Using independent contractors is becoming a lot less attractive to employers. In May of this year, the California Supreme Court issued a ruling that made the already challenging task of deciding whether to classify a worker as an employee or an independent contractor even more difficult. In their ruling, the court adopted the “ABC” test […] continue reading this post


pay requirements for employees This is part one of a four part series about pay requirements. In this series we will explore the pay requirements of employers and what can happen if those requirements and regulations are not met. Salary is one of the main factors that contributes to employee satisfaction or dissatisfaction. It is also one of the […] continue reading this post


Although nonprofits may be excused from several tax issues that face other for-profit organizations, the issue of classifying workers is similar. Classifying workers is one of the most significant issues that effects nonprofits today. Recently the California Supreme Court upheld their ruling on the case of Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. The Superior Court of […] continue reading this post


Knowing the difference between your employees and contractors can mean the difference between compliance and penalties. Misclassifying employees is a serious mistake that has costly consequences for employers. Failure to classify workers correctly can subject an employer to civil penalties, class action lawsuits, back taxes, fines, and more. Additionally, if the misclassified employee should have […] continue reading this post