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Employees, Independent Contractors, and Key Forms (including 1099)

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Employees or Independent Contractor ... Use different forms 1099, W-9, W-4, W-2 ... Oh my! Employees and Independent Contractors have completely different forms to submit.  In a previous post, we talked about the differences between an employee and independent contractor.  Now, let's talk about the forms. I get asked about these business forms, and the [...]

So you want to Hire? Employee vs Independent Contractor

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Decisions -  which type to hire? When businesses need to hire, they many times want to hire ... an independent contractor.  I get it.  There are benefits. Generally speaking: Employers want workers to be independent contractors instead of employees. Workers want to be employees instead of independent contractors. So, let's jump in and talk about the [...]