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Independent Contractors: Keys To Demystifying IRS Classification Audio Conference Recording Price: 199.00
Whether a worker is an independent contractor or employee isn't always clear. Misclassifying employees can cost your organization huge sums of money in overtime, unpaid taxes, benefits and penalties. Join us for a 60-minute audio conference where you and your colleagues will discover:
- How the IRS distinguishes between employees and independent contractors
- Ways to avoid retroactive benefit plan coverage of reclassified workers
- Keys to avoid common errors employers make with Independent Contractors
- Using Form SS-8 for classifying & relief provisions available for misclassification
- Proven strategies for drafting effective contractor agreements
This practical 60-minute, audio conference will provide you and your colleagues with the information you need to stay in compliance with the IRS when hiring and classifying workers as independent contractors.
- How to Properly Classify your Workers: What You Need To Know
- What criteria are used to determine common-law employees?
- The 20 factor test: How the IRS makes a classification determination
- State & Federal tests to determine proper classification
- Independent Contractor Agreements That Offer Real Protection
- Essential elements of effective Independent Contractor agreements
- Benefit plans and hidden liability when you have misclassified a worker
- Other options - Leased employees vs. Independent Contractors
- Keys To Minimize Your Risk & Protect Your Company
- How using Form SS-8 can help you properly classify workers
- What relief provisions can prevent you from having to pay employment taxes?
- Penalties of treating an employee as a contractor - even if it is an honest mistake
- Do's and Don'ts to reduce your risks & how to make sure it never happens again
- Live question and answer session - Have your specific Independent Contractor questions answered
Michael Collins is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Mr. Collins's practice focuses on all aspects employee benefits and executive compensation, and represents both executives and companies in drafting and negotiating employment arrangements.
- Mr. Collin's practice runs the full gamut of executive employment agreements, severance, confidentiality, non-compete contracts, tax, ERISA, accounting, corporate, securities law, and nonqualified deferred compensation.
- In addition to his employee benefits practice, Mr. Collins has taught three law school classes: Conflicts of Law at Catholic University Law School, and Tax Research and Qualified Plans at the University of Denver Law School.
- Michael has published several dozen articles on employee benefits and executive compensation topics, including articles in the Labor Lawyer, the Virginia Tax Review, the Journal of Accountancy, New York University Tax Institute Proceedings, and the ABA Preview of Supreme Court Cases.
- Mr. Collins graduated summa cum laude and second in his class from Notre Dame Law School. While at Notre Dame, Michael received six American Jurisprudence awards for best performance in a class, was an editor of the Notre Dame Law Review, and received the Dean O'Meara Award for distinctive academic performance.
This program is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org
Program Level: Intermediate
Advance preparation: No prerequisites
The speaker's PowerPoint presentation slides are included with your audio recording purchase. All materials are accessible through the Internet and can be downloaded as a PDF file.
$199.00 for audio conference recording (CD or DVD) and program materials.
This is an outstanding program and therefore we offer purchasers a Money Back Guarantee. We are so confident that you will find the conference valuable that we offer a 100% money back guarantee from now until 30 days after the audio recording is shipped, making this a risk-free investment. Audio recordings will be received approximately three weeks after the live conference.