The courts distinguish between an employee, defined in s.248(1) of the Income Tax Act, hereafter, ITA, as the “position of an individual in the service of some other person”. An independent contractor, is someone with a “contract for service.” The case that considered an employee versus and independent contractor was Wiebe Door Service Ltd. v M.N.R. In this case, the applicant owned a door instalment business and had a number of contractors that worked for them. The contractors were responsible for their own taxes, workers compensation and unemployment insurance. However
Many people have dreams and aspirations for the future. Some want to be rich, have their dream home, be famous or travel the world. While these are all great goals and aspirations, they are not a wish of mine. My dream is to open a non-profit organization that assists in finding employment for disabled adults, specifically autistic adults. Before beginning this establishment I must have a solid vision, the mission of the non-profit, the goals I am aspiring to reach and a firm set of policies in place all while ensuring the correct management style is utilized.
It is important that you work in partnership with all of the people surrounding the individuals that you are supporting, in order to ensure the best possible support and care are provided. This will include Carers, Families, Advocates and other people who are sometimes called “Significant Others”. In order to work well in partnership, there has to be good communication therefore you will need to have good communication skills. Other people may be able to provide useful information to support you in your work, and you may be able to find useful information to support them in being part of the individual’s life. An example might be if there are
These were the services that failed to work together to protect Victoria. This statement above illustrates the continuing problem of agencies not sharing or passing on vital information. Consistently crucial information is not passed on or not acted on when it is received.
When an independent contractor earns compensation for providing services or doing work and is classified as a self-employed individual rather than an employee, this is considered to be independent contractor income. This type of income will listed on Form 1099-MISC, which is where other types of income is listed.
New Jersey courts define an independent contractor as one who “contracts to do a piece of work according to his own methods, and without being subject to the control of his employer as to the means by which the result is to be accomplished, but only as to the result of the work.” Cappadonna v. Passaic Motors, 136 N.J.L. 299, 300, (Sup. Ct. 1947), aff'd, 137 N.J.L. 661 (1948). There are two tests used to determine whether an employee was an independent contractor: (1) the control test and (2) the relative nature of the work test.
The most important factor in determining an independent contractor versus employee status of a worker is the amount of control the employer has over the workers in performing a particular task. McCubbin by & through McCubbin v. Walker, 256 Kan. 276, 281, 866 P.2d 790 (1994). There must be a contract between the person wanting work done and the person doing the work in order to establish either an employer-employee relationship or an independent contractor relationship. Id at 282, 866 P.2d at 795.
The Texas Workforce Commission uses a 20 point comparative approach to define employment status with one sentence describing an employee and one for describing an independent contractor under each category. One of the main differences between the two are a person is an employee if the
However, if a person is self-employed they still have protection for their health and safety and, in some cases, protection against discrimination, and their rights and responsibilities are set out by the terms of the contract they have with their client.
For my project, I ran Coffee-Roma, a coffee shop located in the business district of a large city. My simulation ran for 60 days. Over this timeframe, I hired 7 employees and earned gross revenues of $89,984.20. From those revenues, my net profit totaled $14,046.83. Below are the details of how I attempted to best run my business.
Numerous large businesses that are operating today were once started as small businesses. A new business is established to create a good or service that no other businesses have ever created or simply a product of higher quality than existing products, with the purpose of meeting customers’ needs and earning profits. Due to the technological advances at the present time, starting and operating a new business is less laborious. Nevertheless, would-be entrepreneurs should be familiar with the proper approaches to start their businesses.
IRS (2011) Employee vs. Independent Contractor – Seven Tips for Business Owners. http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=173423,00.html Last accessed January 3, 2012.
Explain the key roles and responsibilities of the main contractor’s personnel during both the design phase and the operational phase of the project.
This essay will examine how to best prepare a contract administration plan. The contract administration plan will examine different methods used in preparing a plan. This essay will explain how important it is to have technical and other support of personnel, the importance of surveillance, and to determine what functions need to be delegated, identify qualified personnel as well as authorized, it is necessary for the Contracting officer to be represented in administering contract requirements. Also there will be a discussion on what is determined
The small business marketplace is extremely dynamic and the changes are fast. Here are some encouraging facts from the US Small Business Administration on small businesses. There are about 30 million small businesses in the United States and employ just over half of the country’s private workforce. They employ a staggering 40% of high tech workers such as computer professionals, scientists and engineers. More than half of the small businesses are home-based businesses and two percent of them are franchises. One of the most important aspects is the fact that a majority of innovations in the United States come from small businesses.