Independent Contractor Status Training - $65

Learn how to make legally correct determinations of worker classification.


Product Code: ICSD001

Duration of Course Access: 12 Months






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Course Summary:

This online training course provides you with the tools to make legally correct determinations of worker classifications. It serves as a complete guide to safely hire and use independent contractors. The course discusses facts that may indicate the existence of an independent contractor or an employer-employee relationship and guides in determining which facts are the most relevant under the common law standard. In addition, the course gives you the necessary information on how to document your classification decision and the protection you have under the law if you have made a misclassification. For a worker to qualify as an independent contractor, he or she must be treated as one.


Learning Objectives:

  • Verify that your company in compliance
  • Prepare and streamline the required information gathered
  • Recognize the issues to avoid costly mistakes
  • Develop plan to avoid the end of the year panic
  • Recognize how to be “audit ready”

Overview of Program Content: 

  • Distinguish Independent Contractors: Benefits vs. Risks
  • Determine Worker Status
  • Apply Common Law Test for IC Status
  • Apply Economic Reality Test
  • Apply Other Tests for IC Status
  • Identify Tax Implications of Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors
  • Recognize Safe Harbor and Good Faith Misclassification Allowance
  • Discover IRS Penalties for Misclassification
  • Investigate State Laws for Misclassifying Workers
  • Explore Workers’ Compensation and ICs
  • Testing Procedure for ICs and Workers’ Compensation
  • Apply Labor, Anti-Discrimination, and Safety Laws (FLSA, CRA, and OSHA laws)
  • Analyze Intellectual Property Ownership Laws
  • Identify Steps for Hiring Independent Contractors
  • Compare Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Explain Your Treatment of Independent Contractors is Justified
  • Investigate State Tests for Unemployment Compensation


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