Working With Independent Contractors

Misclassifying a worker can result in serious financial penalties from your state or IRS. Get the legal lowdown on how to beef up your workforce.

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Working with independent contractors can save you a bundle — but there are risks in trying to establish independent contractor relationships. This book shows you how to avoid mistakes that can lead to lawsuits or costly fines from the IRS and other agencies.

This book shows you how to:

  • determine who qualifies as an independent contractor
  • assess the risks of hiring freelancers
  • safeguard your company's intellectual property
  • protect yourself if there's a legal dispute
  • handle - and settle - an IRS audit

The 8th edition -- completely revised to reflect the latest laws and court rulings -- includes detailed examples of how a business should hire independent contractors.

This book comes with lots of free online resources, including access to legal updates to this book and downloadable forms.

Author: Stephen Fishman

392 pages.