Re: Tech Writer Conractor - no payment

Subject: Re: Tech Writer Conractor - no payment
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: Robert Courtney <bobsc1 -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2016 18:43:09 -0800

If you contact the IRS or the California Labor Board, any leverage you
might have on that score to encourage them to pay up is gone.

https://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Independent-Contractor-Self-Employed-or-Employee

http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/faq_independentcontractor.htm

On Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 6:31 PM, Robert Courtney <bobsc1 -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
> So then, I may be able to contact labor board and IRS about this issue?
> Hmmmmm..... will have to see how to do that. They did require hours pay by
> hours, but they didn't exactly declare me as an employee, but more like a
> contractor. I need to look at my contract and if I remember right, it hours
> by pay, but not employee exactly.
>
> Thanks,
>
> I have things to look at. Not sure how this will end up. Mostly worried they
> will try to create a 1099 next year saying they paid me and I have to show
> account records they didn't. Otherwise, I write it off next year in taxes,
> and I will make sure Lumen21 is given an bad name.
>
> Robert Courtney
>
>
> On 3/2/2016 6:08 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:
>>
>> Not necessarily separate since being misclassified can give somebody a
>> lot of leverage. Neither the agency nor their client probably want to
>> talk with the IRS or labor board about this.
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 5:48 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Separate issues. If the agency and client imposed enough controls on the
>>> workplace and hours to make 1099 classification improper, you can pursue
>>> that complaint. You might have to file a separate complaint to get the
>>> delinquent pay.
>>>
>>> Gene Kim-Eng
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 3/2/2016 5:32 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Not so cut and dried with 1099 as with W-2. Any chance you were
>>>> improperly classified as an independent contractor? Did you have to
>>>> work on site at specified hours?
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References:
Re: Tech Writer Conractor - no payment: From: bobsc1
Re: Tech Writer Conractor - no payment: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Tech Writer Conractor - no payment: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Tech Writer Conractor - no payment: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Tech Writer Conractor - no payment: From: Robert Courtney

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