On Your Own? Make Sure The Irs Sees It That Way

The recession and the merger binge that preceded it have forced more professionals to work outside the realm of traditional employment. Instead of being on a payroll, they sell their skills to corporations for a fee as independent contractors. And as such, they gain a number of tax advantages. Now, Congress and the Internal Revenue Service are claiming that many of these new-styled workers and the companies that engage them are evading taxes.

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