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Worker Classification Update: When Are Independent Contractors Actually Employees?

May 22
New York, NY
May 22, 2012

8:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Harvard Club of New York City, 35 West 44th Street, New York, New York
Registration and continental breakfast at 8 a.m.

The IRS, the New York Department of Taxation and Finance, the U.S. and New York
Departments of Labor, and other government agencies continue to scrutinize worker
classification like never before. Our panel will provide useful advice on how to identify
misclassification risks, deal with audits and claims, and mitigate liability associated
with misclassification.


  • Practical approaches to determining whether workers are employees or independent contractors
  • Strategies to minimize worker misclassification exposure, including the latest on the IRS's new Voluntary Classification Settlement Program
  • Whistleblower risks associated with the misclassification of workers, under both federal and New York law
  • Related areas of concern, such as tax withholding audits, wage and hour issues, employee benefits, criminal consequences, and more

2 hours of CPE credit will be available.

Who should attend: CPAs, CEOs, CFOs, COOs, corporate counsel, and tax and financial advisors