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What is an IRS Office Audit in San Diego

What is an IRS office audit in San Diego and should you be concerned? The standard IRS audit most of us have heard about is known as a “correspondence” audit.  This means the audit takes place at a distance (phone, mail, e-mail, etc.) between the taxpayer, their legal representative and...

Change Your Business Model to Avoid Independent Contractor Misclassification

Should you consider A new business model to avoid independent contractor misclassification and associated penalties and financial consequences?  The rising number of California Employment Development Department or EDD misclassification audits is skyrocketing.  The first thing many EDD auditors are asking is simple: "Do you have any 1099 workers?" If the answer...

Recent Case Reaffirms Employee Status Changes and Tax Impact for California Employers

A recent court case reaffirms employee status changes and tax impact for California companies who have 1099 workers.  This case confirmed updates to California law regarding employees vs 1099 workers is retroactive.  The consequences for any California employer determining to be misclassifying employees as 1099 workers during an EDD audit...

Major Change in California Independent Contractor Misclassification Law

There has been a major change in California independent contractor misclassification law as the result of a recent decision by the California Supreme Court.  The ramifications of the decision in this case will be challenging for many San Diego business owners and employers to accept and implement.  The new laws...