How misclassification can raise tax liability

A new report from the National Employment Law Project explains how misclassification of employees as independent contractors affects the tax liability of workers.

If you receive 1099s instead of W-2s for your work, are you sure that you are properly classified? Or is the business depriving you of your rights and potentially costing you money?

Misclassification is one of the primary sources of wage theft.

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Louisiana nursing home operator pays nearly $120K in penalties, back wages, damages to resolve violations following federal investigation – United States Department of Labor

NEW ORLEANS – Two U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division investigations found that a nursing care operator with multiple southern Louisiana facilities violated the minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Source: Louisiana nursing home operator pays nearly $120K in penalties, back wages, damages to resolve violations following federal investigation – United States Department of Labor

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