Are your workers employees or independent contractors?
By Admin October 12, 2021 Category: Business Law
Based on the current laws in place, it’s critical that employers are properly classifying individuals providing services as either employees or independent contractors. Generally speaking, if the business has the right to control the details of how the worker’s services are performed or when and how they will be done, that individual is considered an employee. Whereas, an independent contractor is typically an individual in an independent business, profession or trade who offers their services to the public. The relationship between the worker and the business can be established by looking at the following categories: Does the company control or... READ MORE
Estimated Tax Payments Can Help Business Owners & Self-Employed Avoid Unexpected Tax Bills
By Admin September 14, 2021 Category: Business Law
As a small business owner, self-employed person or wage earner who may earn income not subject to tax withholding (i.e., your employer withholds tax from your paycheck), you may want to look into making quarterly estimated tax payments to help avoid unexpected tax bills or a penalty. Typically, if one expects to owe $1,000 or more when filing their 2021 tax return, they need to make estimated tax payments. In addition to business owners and self-employed persons, sole proprietors, partners and S corporation shareholders are also expected to make tax payments. Corporations generally must make these payments if they expect... READ MORE