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Appearances are not always what they seem. In this show, Bill and Rick discuss the various factors that go into the mix when ascertaining the true classification of an individual as an employee vs. an independent contractor. While we might normally think its either a verbal or contractual agreement that determines status, when challenged by one of the party’s, there are several measuring sticks courts will look at in order to determine the true intent of the parties. Its not as simple as merely issuing a 1099 or W-2. If you are in need of help in your business, and you are thinking about engaging someone’s assistance, this show will explore the information you’ll need to determine the direction and understanding required to ensure both the status of that individual as well as your obligations to him/her, as either an employee or independent contractor.