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Does B2B protect you from AB5?

The 12 “must-haves” in order for a B2B to qualify under AB5. Following the enactment of AB5, there has been a large increase in applications to set up limited liability companies (LLCs) or other forms of B2B.  By forming these business entities, individuals that had previously operated as independent contractors are hoping to maintain their […]

What You Need to Know About AB5

Now, remember, for an Independent Contractor to pass the ABC Test and be considered properly classified, ALL 3 prongs must be met. A) Work must be free from control and direction (we can usually figure this one out; your tools, your time, your expertise as a professional). C) The worker is customarily engaged in an […]

Following in California’s Footsteps: New Jersey Cracks Down on IC Misclassifications

Big news for the Garden State! On January 20th, Governor Phil Murphy signed 153 new bills into law, six of which include new penalties for employers who misclassify workers as independent contractors or who are found to be in violation of State wage, benefit, and tax laws. This new legislation seems to closely resemble the […]

You’ve been warned: EDD Notifications of AB5 have been sent out!

The letters are coming! If you have employees in California, chances are you have or will receive your detailed EDD AB5 Notification. This letter is co-authored by four government agencies – the Employment Development Department, the Labor Commissioner Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the Chief of Occupational Safety, and the Division of Workers Compensation, which […]

Start 2020 with a Compliant IC Program! Read more …

A Solution to the “Five Degrees of Independent Contractor Misclassification” Posted on December 17, 2019by Richard J. Reibstein, Esq. “Independent contractor misclassification” is a phrase that is misunderstood, misapplied, and misused – constantly. It is used to cover an array of disparate forms of IC misclassification: unpardonable; uninformed; unprepared; unintentional; and unjust. [1] The words are justifiably used […]

5 Simple Advantages of being a W2 compared to a 1099 Independent Contractor

How did you come to be a 1099 Independent Contractor? Many of us who have at one time been 1099’s, including the writer of this blog, were classified as 1099 because the customer decided to compensate us without taking out taxes. It’s easier for the customer, we as 1099 get more money in our pocket […]

California’s New AB5 Legislation: The ABC Test and What You Need to Know to Stay Compliant

California’s sweeping legislation AB5 is going to significantly alter the employment landscape in California and companies are going to quickly need to find solutions to their newly labeled Independent Contractor/1099 risk. With the Dynamex decision, California employers have already begun to see lawsuits, class actions, and complaints starting to roll in from various trades that […]

ACA Regulations & 1099 Classification: Are You Compliant?

Don’t Ignore the Warning Signs! Two of the most critical components of managing a workforce are compliance with the Affordable Care Act legislation (ACA or Obamacare) and Independent Contractor classification (1099). Employers are bombarded with information about the failure to comply because of the risk of penalty and heavy taxation. For many businesses, it’s not […]

Top Results from TargetCW’s 2014 Happiness Survey

Here at TargetCW, feedback is essential to the overall growth and success of our company. Feedback helps us analyze and prioritize projects designed to improve daily functions for our employees and clients including: reducing liability and increasing visibility, compliance and workers satisfaction. In addition to the feedback we receive year round using our email Thumbs […]

California Paid Sick Leave Effective July 1st

The state of California passed legislation that allows employees to accrue paid sick leave beginning Wednesday, July 1st 2015. To learn more about the new legislation, visit the state’s industrial website at http://www.dir.ca.gov/  Who’s eligible for paid sick leave? Beginning July 1, 2015, employees working 30 or more days within a calendar year in the state of California […]