Avoiding Worker Classification Problems (Completed)

Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Instructor: Annette Nellen
Begin Time:  9:00am Pacific Time
10:00am Mountain Time
11:00am Central Time
12:00pm Eastern Time
CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs
2 hours Federal Tax Law for CTEC
2 hours Federal Tax Related for EAs and OTRPs

This course will cover the tax rules and issues regarding worker classification to avoid worker mis-classifications.

Who Should Attend
Practitioners who hire workers or have clients who hire them.

Topics Covered

  • Why worker classification is relevant
  • Challenges in dealing with the tax classification rules
  • The federal tax rules and comparison to some states
  • Gig economy considerations
  • Recent developments
  • Dealing with the challenges
  • Practice tips
  • Proposals for change

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize why worker classification is relevant under numerous tax and non-tax laws
  • Identify the tax rules for distinguishing between employees and contractors
  • Recognize worker classification issues in the gig economy
  • Differentiate special tax rules and remedies applicable when problems are discovered
  • Recognize how related tax rules are relevant in the worker classification area
  • Identify proposals for change

Level
Basic

Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

NASBA Field of Study
Taxes (2 hours)

Program Prerequisites
Practitioners who hire workers or have clients who hire them.

Advance Preparation
None

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