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Independent Contractor or Employee? Understanding the Risk of Misclassification and How to Avoid It


Meeting Description:

Many businesses choose to work with independent contractors, which is perfectly acceptable. But only if you follow the legal parameters. The IRS has strict worker classification rules regarding who is a contractor and who is an employee. Get it wrong and you could face severe penalties, including back taxes, steep fines and, in some cases, even prison.  

This free webinar will provide valuable and practical insight on how to properly classify freelancers, consultants, temps and other contract workers. You’ll walk away knowing exactly what’s needed to protect yourself from a costly mistake. 

Register now to learn:
  • Primary tests government agencies use to determine worker status
  • Various penalties for misclassifying workers
  • Types of events that can trigger an investigation
  • The right way to manage contractors to avoid legal oversights
  • Steps to take if you suspect you’ve misclassified a worker
Details
Date: Tue, Nov 27, 2018
Time: 02:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): ComplyRight
 Presenter Information
Shanna Wall, Esq., Compliance Attorney
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Shanna Wall, Esq. is a compliance Attorney for ComplyRight, Inc. Previously Shanna practiced law for more than eight years, in addition to being a small business owner.  As a member of the ComplyRight Legal Team, Shanna conducts legal research and provides essential insights for the development of next-generation HR compliance solutions.

Jaime Lizotte, HR Solutions Manager
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Jaime Lizotte is the HR Solutions Manager at ComplyRight, Inc. Passionate about HR, Jaime applies her previous hands-on HR experience to develop innovative products for ComplyRight. Over the past six years, she has managed and developed solutions ranging from training and safety products to HR and tax software. She currently focuses on making HR management easier for employers with next-generation online services.