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Where's Waldo? And is he an independent contractor?
In what some are calling an "underground economy" for tax dodging or an employment "grey zone," independent contractors (IC) take many shapes. Exotic dancers, IT engineers, plumbers, Wyclef Jean's mistress/assistant, home healthcare workers, public relations agents, and that's just for starters. Further, the Fed is looking for them. Specifically, federal agents will be keenly interested in what you call your worker -- employee or IC. Getting this wrong could cost you dearly.
The U.S. federal government is gearing up to conduct 6,000 random audits, and hiring hundreds of auditors to do it ... wonder if they'll outsource any of this work to ICs? Kidding aside, as an HR professional, project manager, finance or operations executive, talent sourcer and manager, you can't afford to miss the 2010 Contingent Workforce Risk Forum, May 11-12 in Washington DC. Get the big picture take on contingent labor and the risks around it. Learn the critically important, concrete steps to mitigating the risks surrounding using contingent labor. Among the sessions are these three that focus on IC misclassification.
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