Do You Hire Workers For Your Business?

Do Not Misclassifying Your Independent Contractors When You Hire Workers! This Can Cost Your Business! Speak With A Lawyer! Many Business Owners Hire Workers For Their Business Many business owners must hire workers to perform activities. Misclassifying employees as independent contractors is a serious issue that could cost your company money. As a business owner, you must know the penalties you need to avoid. Do You Know What Is The Legal Significance Between Employees & Independent Contractors? Do not misclassify workers as independent contractors when in fact they're employees. You can be penalized. Business owners are more protected [...]

Do You Hire Workers For Your Business?2022-09-11T13:12:43-07:00

California Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

WHAT IS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION? The law requires each employer to provide a safe place of employment. When an employee is injured during the course and scope of employment, the injured worker is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits (also referred to as “workman’s comp”).  The workers’ compensation program is an insurance program mandated by the State to provide compensation to employees who suffer injury or illness as a result of the job.  Even temporary or part-time workers may be eligible to receive benefits. Even if the worker is called an “independent contractor,” the worker may still be covered by workers’ compensation [...]

California Workers’ Compensation Lawyer2020-05-07T23:56:02-07:00

Business Tax Implications Due To Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”)

Business Tax Implications Due To Coronavirus Below are the relevant business tax implications due to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act"). Business Loans If you have fewer than 500 employees or are self-employed, you are eligible to apply for a business loan of up to $10 million. Interest rates cannot exceed 4% and some of the loan amounts could be forgiven if used within 8 weeks for the following costs: payroll (including health care and money paid to independent contractors), mortgage or rent and utility payments. If you reduce your headcount, the amount forgiven will be [...]

Business Tax Implications Due To Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”)2020-03-30T10:22:08-07:00

What Is The Difference Between An Independent Contractor & Employee?

What Are Independent Contractors?  Independent contractors are responsible for their own work.  An independent contractor is a person who has decided to independently work for himself or herself. An independent contractor is responsible to pay his own self-employment and payroll taxes, and deal with risks and liabilities attached to his work himself. Independent contractors pay their own work expenses, tools, and materials to perform a service. The independent contractor also self advertises his services to anyone that might want them. Independent contractors have a right to control what is provided in the contract and what the contract entails. They are [...]

What Is The Difference Between An Independent Contractor & Employee?2020-03-27T13:20:12-07:00

Can Nonprofits Hire Employees?

EMPLOYEES OF NONPROFITS Many nonprofits hire employees as staff to provide programs, conduct fundraising, maintain accounting, file taxes, and other services.  The nonprofit has the same legal obligations to its employees as any private business corporation, such as prohibitions against discrimination and harassment.  The nonprofit corporation is also obligated to report employee’s income and make withholder payments to the Federal and State governments, and is responsible for State unemployment insurance taxes, workers’ compensation insurance, State disability insurance, payment of the employer’s portion of Federal social security (FICA), Federal unemployment tax (FUTA), and Medicare.  The nonprofit must also comply with standard [...]

Can Nonprofits Hire Employees?2020-03-27T12:44:22-07:00