Class Distinction And The Irs
Confused about who's an independent contractor? A new IRS document and video outline business owners' rights when the government questions worker classification. Businesses can escape some federal employment taxes if they have a reasonable basis for not treating workers as employees, consistently treat any similar workers as contractors, and regularly file required information. Download "Independent Contractor or Employee?" (www.irs. ustreas.gov/prod/bus_info/bus_help. html). Or call 800 829-1040.