The Gig Picture: Classifying Workers in a Rapidly Changing Economy

Jul 8, 2019

As courts and federal agencies grapple with worker classification in an evolving economy, knowing how a worker is classified for tax and employment purposes is crucial for businesses of any size and the professionals advising them.

It’s not just Uber at issue: many businesses often rely on the work of independent contractors to some degree. Developments in the classification of gig workers are shifting consensus toward findings of independent contractor. These developments carry tax implications for businesses currently using this employment model and those considering it.

This webinar will cover the following topics:

  • Recent trends in the law and the actions of federal government agencies in worker classification and their implications
  • The most influential factors as uncovered by machine learning analysis of case law
  • What employers can do to classify workers and meet business needs while minimizing tax liabilities