Independent Contractor Tax Compliance Issues

Webinar: ID# 1020203
Recorded CD
About This Course:
Independent contractor status has distinct advantages for companies and workers, and continues to grow in popularity.

However, as independent contractor relationships have become more common, the risks have become more apparent as well.

Understand how independent contractor status is determined for tax, EEO state law and other purposes, including in PEO and other multiparty situations; the advantages and disadvantages of independent contractor status for both the company and the worker; and how to handle disputes over independent contractor status when they arise.


Legal Requirements to Determine Existence of Independent Contractor Relationship
  • Internal Revenue Code
  • Other Federal Laws
  • State Workers' Compensation and Unemployment Insurance Laws
  • Multiparty Arrangements
Proper Procedures to Undertake in Establishing Independent Contractor Relationship
  • Relevance of Contract
  • Form SS-8 Determinations
Effects of Independent Contractor Relationship
  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages
Disputes Concerning Independent Contractor Relationship
  • Government Audits and Sanctions
  • Private Litigation
About The Presenters

Kurt L.P. Lawson, Esq.
  • Partner with the law firm of Hogan Lovells US LLP, in Washington, D.C.
  • Primarily represents employers on all aspects of employment taxes and pension, health, fringe and other benefits
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers in Washington, D.C. since 2007
  • Ranked in Chambers USA since 2010
  • Member of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel
  • Writer and speaker on tax and employee benefits matters and former adjunct professor at the Georgetown Law Center
  • ABA Tax Section council director and former chair of Employee Benefits Committee
  • Board of director of American College of Employee Benefits Counsel
  • Graduate, Yale and the University of Virginia School of Law
Independent Contractor Tax Compliance Issues
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