Tag Archives for " Employees and Contractors "

Jul 08

Business Booster or Big Brother—the Ins and Outs of Employee Monitoring Systems

By Patrick Shin, Esq.

Today’s high-tech digital landscape is both a boon and a bane to business owners. The proliferation of apps, mobile devices, and software has improved business productivity like nothing before. At the same time, however, this technology has also spawned countless digital distractions that can turn those productivity gains into losses, especially if they steal the […]

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Jun 30

3 Unparalleled Advantages of Family-Owned Businesses

By Patrick Shin, Esq.

Nike, Anheuser-Busch, Walmart, Porsche—what do these companies have in common? Outside of being globally recognized brands and generating billions in revenue, they’re also family-owned businesses. There are advantages of family owned businesses. Though family businesses definitely aren’t for everyone and come with some unique challenges, for those who are able to make them work, they […]

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May 11

3 Steps to Avoid Getting Taxed or Sued for Misclassifying Your Independent Contractors

By Patrick Shin, Esq.

With the rapid rise of the “gig economy,” which primarily relies on independent contractors instead of W2 employees, there’s been an equally steady climb in the number of Independent Contractor (IC) misclassification cases filed against businesses. Most misclassifications are not the result of intentional violations of federal and state law, but rather, unintentional mistakes made […]

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Mar 23

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Independent Contractors

By Patrick Shin, Esq.

If you’re a business owner, one of the most important choices you must make is whether to hire full-time employees or use independent contractors (IC). While the two classifications may seem quite similar, they both come with a wide array of unique advantages and disadvantages.What’s more, if you make a mistake when classifying your workers, […]

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