Re: "face time" at the office

Subject: Re: "face time" at the office
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Pro TechWriter <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>, Connie Giordano <connie -at- therightwordz -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 11:05:36 -0700 (PDT)

>I am wondering, if you are a consultant on a 1099 basis, and the
>"client" says you must come to the office every day, will the IRS make a
>case for your employment coming under a "contracting" category, instead of
>an independent consultant? That also would mean the "client" would be liable
>for paying in Social Security for you, and providing a W2 at the end of the
>year, not a 1099.

My understanding, one of the litmus tests they use to determine if you are an employee (not even contractor or independant) is when the client sets your day to day schedule and work location.

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