Employee or Independent Contractor?


This article discusses the issue of whether individuals that small businesses hire can be considered independent contractors or must be treated as employees. Employees are often mistakenly designated as independent contractors by small business owners in an ill-advised effort to avoid the hassles of payroll and save time and money. Making this mistake can be a costly error.

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