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Independent Contractors

While running a small business, there may come a time when you need a job done, but you don’t want to bring someone on full time to do it. This is where an independent contractor steps in.

The definition of an independent contractor has recently been disputed in a Utah courtroom. Read more about this story and the results of the charge and appeal in the Salt Lake Tribune.

For more help in determining whether a person who works for you is an employee or independent contractor, read IRS publication 15a.

Recommended Reading:
Employee or Independent Contractor?
Independent Contractor VS. Employee – State of Missouri
IRS.gov – Independent Contractors vs. Employees


Related Small Business Buzz Posts:
Becoming a Government Contractor
What IRS Auditors Look For
Preparing for Disaster
Finding An Employee That Matches Your Leadership Style
Determining Your Employee’s Salary

By Chris Brunner
Friday, January 20th, 2017 @ 12:01 AM CDT

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