When is Overtime Pay Required - FLSA and IRS Regulations Covering Employee V. Independent Contractor-Making a Proper Determination

Duration 90 Mins
Level Basic & Advanced
Webinar ID IQW19F0618

  • How to determine proper worker classification
  • Review the classification rules of the IRS
  • Compare IRS rules to Fair Labor Standards Act regulations
  • Forms available to assist with the determination and what you should never do with them
  • Risks associated with misclassification of a worker as an independent contractor
  • How to separate the request for classification from the ultimate decision maker – their motivations are very different
  • Learn the safe harbor rules of Independent Contractor classification
  • Know the consequences of misclassification regarding unpaid overtime compensation, unpaid employee benefits, FIT, FICA, Medicare, workers compensation insurance and unemployment insurance, and the potential for injunction orders by the DOL
  • Receive best practices for managing this risky compliance issue that arises daily

Overview of the webinar

Prepare your hiring staff to make proper determinations, correctly classify every worker and avoid the fines and penalties that follows misclassification. Establish clear policies and procedures to ensure that you don't become liable for back taxes, overtime pay, or injunction orders from the Department of Labor.

Experienced CGMA and businessman Miles Hutchinson will review the law regarding worker classification and help you ensure full compliance with the pertinent laws and regulations. He will provide practical guidance in these areas that have become the subject of increasing US DOL, IRS, workers compensation and state unemployment scrutiny.

Who should attend?

  • Payroll Managers
  • Payroll Clerks
  • HR Managers
  • Information Reporting Officers
  • Tax Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Compliance Managers
  • CFOs
  • Controllers
  • Accounting Managers
  • Auditors

Why should you attend?

Attend this presentation if you are concerned about your company's ability to comply with U.S independent contractor and payroll laws, join us for a quick and thorough analysis and help ensure your company pays your workers properly.

Faculty - Mr.Miles Hutchinson

Miles Hutchinson is a CGMA and experienced businessman. He has been an auditor with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the Chief Financial Officer of a $1 billion real estate development company. Miles is a highly sought after professional speaker and consultant who has presented over 1000 seminars and training sessions on a myriad of business and financial topics, such as financial analysis and modeling, accounting matters, strategic planning, and compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. His clients include Abbott Labs, Citicorp, the FBI, GE, Pfizer and the US Marine Corps.


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