independent contractors

Settle Your Worker Classification Problems with No Penalties

If you fear the IRS may decide your independent contractors are really your employees, now is the time to take advantage of a special worker classification amnesty program.

10 Tips to Landing the Right Freelancer

Freelancers can help your small business do more for less. Just be sure you're hiring the right ones.

3 Must Have Business Agreements

These three agreements can keep your business -- and you -- from getting burned.

IRS Wants Its $7 Billion From Independent Contractor Misclassifications

The contractor model is particularly appealing in a down economy. However, what seems like a great way to save money may be costly if it's determined that your contractors are m

Independent Contractors vs. Employees: Keeping Them Straight

Who the IRS considers an employee and who it considers a contractor doesn't always match what a business owner might expect.

To Payroll or Not: Hiring Contract vs. Salary Employees

You have some projects coming down the pipe that you need additional staff for. What do you do: offer your potential new team player an independent contract or full-time salary