Tag: 1099

Question: Do I have to provide paid time off for long-term independent contractors? Answer: Independent contractors, when properly classified, are not employees of the company and are not eligible for company-sponsored benefits such as paid time off. Employers should ensure that all independent contractors are classified correctly to prevent violations of IRS and Department of…

Question: We are an employer in North Carolina.  Can we add hours to a 40 hour a week non-exempt employee’s hours by having her submit a 1099 for the additional hours per week (additional 4 hours)?  The additional hours would be paid for by a state government grant. If not, how can we pay her…