S01E10 - HR Rescue: Employee or Independent Contractor? The Danger of Misclassification
Small business owners looking to save as much money as possible sometimes try to get around legal and financial obligations to workers who should be classified as employees by classifying them as independent contractors, but even an honest mistake can have serious consequences for employers. Employment status affects employment benefits, tax implications, liability and other issues. Any employer looking to work with independent contractors should know some of the key differences between the two classifications before deciding which type of worker to hire. Listen in as our HR expert Jenni Stone provides a checklist so you can determine if you are classifying your employees appropriately.