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Tennessee Targets Workers’ Comp Fraud in Construction Industry

The Tennessee Department of Labor has been expanding efforts to uncover employer fraud within the construction industry. The efforts, aided by recent legislation,  will help identify employers who are paying workers under the table, intentionally misclassifying workers as independent contractors, …

IRS Gives Employers Break on Misclassified Employees

The Internal Revenue Service is offering a break to employers who come clean about wrongly classifying workers as independent contractors to avoid paying federal payroll taxes, the agency announced this week. What happens when workers are considered independent contractors? Employers …

Model Bill Targets Misclassification of Trucking, Courier Workers

State lawmakers who deal with insurance issues have approved a model law for the trucking and courier industries that sets guidelines for who is an independent contractor and who is an employee. The National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) last …