Worker Classification Update: The Latest Developments in Employee Versus Independent Contractor Issues
8:30 - 10:15 a.m.
Harvard Club of New York City, 35 West 44th Street, New York, New York
The federal and state governments continue to ratchet up their scrutiny of workers classified as independent contractors. Our panel will provide useful advice on how to minimize misclassification risks, deal with audits and claims, and mitigate liability associated with misclassification.
- Strategies to structure defensible independent contract relationships
- Identifying the risks associated with the misclassification of workers, including liability for employment taxes, wage and hour, employee benefits, whistleblower damages, and other civil and criminal consequences
- Practical approaches to minimize and resolve worker classification problems, including the latest on the federal and New York amnesty programs. 2 hours of CPE credit will be available
Who should attend: CPAs, CEOs, CFOs, COOs, corporate counsel, and tax and financial advisors