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Dangers of Misclassifying Employees as Independent Contractors

Published on 12/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Independent contractors (IC) are becoming increasingly popular — and increasingly difficult to distinguish legally from employees. With the rise in misclassification cases, now is the time to ensure you know the difference between employees and independent contractors.

Dangers of Misclassifying Employees as Independent Contractors

Got Independent Contractors?

To learn more about the important legal differences of working with independent contractors, download our e-guide: How to Classify Independent Contractors Correctly Every Time. Once you decide an independent contractor is right for your business download our tip sheet: Independent Contractor Sample Service Agreement. Also, for easy and accurate online filing of 1099s for independent contractors, visit​

Ashley Kaplan, Esq.
Presented by: Ashley Kaplan, Esq.,
Senior Employment Law Attorney
A record number of state and local employment laws were passed in 2018, and many more are pending. With each new law that passes, employers must struggle to understand and comply with ever-increasing obligations.