Beware the Lure of an Employment Tax “Shelter”

Tax Blawg – on why it is a mistake to call an employee an independent contractor:  “When business is down, it is natural to try to find ways to cut operating expenses.   Hopefully, you will not be misled by the siren song of those who have an instant solution: “converting” your employees to independent contractors. . . . it will be dangerous if you try it.”