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The IRS Gives Employees a Whistle to Blow and Employers a Safe Harbor

The IRS has given an employee worker wrongly classified as an independent contractor a very loud whistle to blow and employers the means to obtain an advance determination of worker classification to avoid future disputes and tax liabilities. When is a worker an employee or an independent contractor for federal income tax purposes?   Disputes [...]

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The IRS is Hiring–A Bad Dog Looks for New Bones

At a continuing education seminar tailored for tax attorneys and certified public accountants held in Austin, Texas in December of 2009, officials from the IRS flew out from Washington and announced that up to 2,500 new Revenue Officers would be hired by the agency in 2009 and 2010.  The IRS announced to those of us who represent [...]

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