Hiring a Contractor vs Hiring an Employee
Evil HR Lady
SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
When deciding whether to hire someone directly or to offer someone contractor employment, there is more to consider than you might realize. You may think that it’s simply your decision—do you want this person to be a regular “W-2” employee or do you want this person to be a “1099” contractor? The IRS strongly regulates whether someone is a contractor or an employee. Control Freaks Shouldn’t Hire Contractors. A contractor needs the freedom to work how they choose.