Prepare for New Restrictions on Independent Contractor Use
California already has some of the nation’s most complicated employment tax rules. But an April state Supreme Court ruling, Dynamex Operations West v. Super Court, has introduced a new complexity—specifically regarding worker classification. The ruling, which upends years of standard practice, is expected to trip up employers and restrict the use of independent contractors.
Why? The Dynamex decision deviates from the 30-year old Borello standard for determining whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under California’s Wage Orders, explains employment and tax lawyer Haleh Naimi.
In this in-depth program, Naimi dissects the recent ruling and exactly what it means for businesses processing payroll taxes in California. Specifically, she’ll demonstrate the new “ABC test,” already applied in Massachusetts and New Jersey, which assumes a worker is an employee and not an independent contractor.
After attending this detailed webinar, you will be well equipped to satisfy the new requirements under Dynamex, apply the ABC test properly, and understand the implications this ruling introduces to payroll processes. Further, Naimi will set you on a course to prepare for payroll tax audits in the wake of the new decision. Don’t get caught off-guard—prepare today for a new standard of worker classification and payroll rules.
Join this webinar to learn:
New worker classification requirements under Dynamex for business owners
Payroll tax implications in the wake of the Dynamex decision
How to demonstrate that a worker is legitimately an independent contractor
How to establish proper worker classification under the new “ABC test”
How to proactively prepare for payroll tax audits following the Dynamex decision
Haleh Naimi is the managing shareholder of the law firm of Advocate Solutions, Inc., which received the award Tax - Law Firm of the Year 2016 and 2017 by Lawyer Magazine. She specializes in tax and bankruptcy law representing individuals and businesses (ranging in siz...