Independent Contractor Tag

Payroll and taxes are usually a confusing topic for businesses who can easily find themselves in trouble with the IRS if payroll taxes are not reported correctly. For churches and places of worship, payroll taxes can be especially tricky due to the dual-tax status of...

Most churches often struggle with “employee classification” usually with their musicians, nursery workers, secretaries, custodians, etc.   Generally, the IRS looks at three areas: Behavioral Control, Financial Control, and Type of Relationship. In most cases, church musicians do not pass the test of being an independent contractor...

Many businesses nowadays get in trouble for not properly identifying and differentiating employees from independent contractors. Defining what it means to be an employee or independent contractor can be tricky. According to the IRS, an organization must withhold income taxes, withhold and pay Social Security and...