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Judge rules Grubhub properly classified delivery driver as independent contractor

Multiple Revenue streams are solid indicators of being an independent business 

October 2017 Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News

Why the Supreme Court’s “Big” Case on Class Action Waivers May Have Little Impact on Some Companies Including Those Using Independent Contractors

Labor Department Withdraws Independent Contractor Misclassification Guidance Issued in 2015

Determining Whether the Individuals Providing Services are Employees or Independent Contractors

Before you can determine how to treat payments you make for services, you must first know the business relationship that exists between you and the person performing the services.  According to the IRS website the person performing the services may be –

An independent contractor

An employee (common-law employee)

statutory employee

statutory nonemployee

In determining whether the person providing service is an employee or an independent contractor, all information that provides evidence of the degree of control and independence must be considered.