Rolling the Dice: Classifying Employees as Independent Contractors
- November 27, 2010
- Posted by: Seth Heyman
- Categories: Business Law, Employment Law
I’ve been conducting an informal survey, and so far I’ve found that as many as 30 percent of small businesses (those with ten or fewer employees- pizza joints, print shops, clothing boutiques, etc.) knowingly misclassify their employees as independent contractors in order to save money on taxes, and if the future of their business rests on it, can they truly be blamed?