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Trying To Avoid Paying Employment Taxes By Hiring Independent Contractors? Be Careful!

February 19, 2009 by  
Filed under Tax Law

Usually, the most expensive part of running your own business is hiring employees.  This is because, outside of a salary, an employer must withhold and pay Social Security Taxes, Medicare Taxes, and pay unemployment taxes on those wages.  This is not required if you hire an “independent contractor”.  However, just because you categorize someone as […]