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Different Stripper, Same Claim: New Case Continues to Strip Away the Notion of Independent Contractor Status

A new independent contractor case serves as a painful reminder to Massachusetts businesses that our state and its legislators do not understand business.  Many businesses, by their very nature or set up, rely upon contractors or consultants to meet their … Continue reading

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IRS Set to Launch Major Audit of Employers' Payroll Tax Practices

Last November, the IRS announced it would launch a comprehensive audit of employers’ payroll tax practices, which is slated to begin in February 2010.  To read the IRS’s announcement, click here.  Referring to it as an Employment Tax Research Study, … Continue reading

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