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Subject:  Re: 1099-MISC Date:  3/13/2003  5:22 PM
Author:  JAFO31 Number:  64500 of 121114

cas75: "I have a question:

I was laid off earlier this year, but I still work at the company...approx. 35-40 hrs. a week. I will be receiving a 1099-MISC form at the end of the year."


Are you truly an independent contractor? Is this possibly a tax dodge by the company. It would not be the first company so behaving.

Anyone have the 20-part test handy for assessing employee v. contractor status? I googled it at:

http://www.prounlimited.com/20guide.html

See also http://webster.directhit.com/webster/search.aspx?qry=Independent+Contractor+Laws

Regards, JAFO



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