How to Classify an Independent Contractor vs. an Employee
- February 11, 2022
- Kelvin Birk
- Business Law
The rise of the gig economy has stimulated a lot of discussion in the media regarding how to classify an independent contractor vs. an employee while staying on the right side of employment laws. If you’re an employer, you may see advantages to hiring contractors instead of employees, particularly when needs for workers expand and contract. However, if you aren’t fully aware of what legally differentiates the two, you could set yourself up for future legal problems and issues with the IRS.
Employee Classification Rules in the State of Missouri
All 50 states have their own rules for defining who is, and who isn't, an employee or contractor. The Missouri Department [...]