Converting freelancers to full time

  • March 22, 2017

If you are looking to convert a freelancer or contract worker to a salaried position, make sure that you have established these guidelines before you extend the offer.

Does USERRA apply to contract workers?

  • November 23, 2015

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act prevents employers from discharging returning service members for anything except “cause” for...

IRS Audits: Worker Classification

  • December 04, 2014

HR Law 101: The IRS has the burden of proof when it interrogates an employer about its worker classifications. Before the Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996, the...

Are You Required To Send Out 1099’s?

  • January 20, 2012

If you’re a small business owner or self-employed person, you are probably well aware of the annual requirement to file an income tax return. In addition, if...

Fixing misclassification? Pay the right amount

  • December 18, 2011

Sometimes, it becomes clear that an employee has been misclassified as exempt when she should really be an hourly employee. Employers that want to fix the situation can...

W2 or 1099 — Does It Really Matter?

  • December 05, 2011

Do you own a small business and pay workers to perform services for you? If so, are you wondering whether it matters whether you give them a W-2 or a 1099-MISC? Read on...