As a small business, you most likely rely on freelancers and project workers to get the job done. Proceed carefully! First, you need to be certain the worker is indeed an independent contractor (and not an employee), because the IRS is cracking down on businesses that misclassify individuals. Next, you want to take specific steps to support and validate the worker relationship.
Check out our list of five practical tips to be sure you’re managing independent contractors properly and legally.