How to Tell Independent Contractors from Employees

Features Includes:
  • Self-paced with Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App

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If you ever hire anyone, then this is a course you must take.

 Now, more than ever, employment relationships are being classified under independent contractor status, when the workers should be classified as employees. If you get this wrong, you could suffer penalties and/or fines at the federal and state level.

Getting this wrong could cost you a lot!!

What This Class Will Focus On:

  • How to distinguish between an independent contractor and an employee
  • How the US Internal Revenue Services determines employment status
  • The legal consequences of improper classification

Class Outline

  • Introduction to Course Topic & Instruction
  • General Rule about Employee Classification
  • Common Law Rules about Employee Classification
  • Other Things to Consider When Determining Classification
  • Examples to Test You
  • Relevant Forms
  • Legal Consequences

Who Should Take This Course:

  • Business owners
  • Business advisors and consultants
  • Legal consultants
  • Independent contractors
  • Gig economy workers
  • Human resource managers
  • Hiring managers
  • Anyone interested in learning about the classification of workers

Basic knowledge
  • Students should have a basic understanding of US tax law and the US Internal Revenue Service. They should also have a basic understanding of policy development, employment law, and business operations

What will you learn
  • In this course, you will specifically learn how to distinguish between employees and independent contractors by applying the factors that the IRS uses. You will have the opportunity to apply what you've learn to real-world scenarios
Course Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 8 Total Duration: 00:25:29

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