SB 928 Bars employers from misclassifying employees as independent contractors
Sponsor: Green
LR Number: 4168S.01I Fiscal Note: 4168-01
Committee: Small Business, Insurance & Industrial Relations
Last Action: 3/1/2006 - Hearing Conducted S Small Business, Insurance & Industrial Relations Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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SB 928 - This act requires newly hired and rehired independent contractors to fill out a federal 1099 form to be distributed to the Department of Revenue and entered into the state directory of new hires.

Employers are banned from misclassifying employers as independent contractors in an attempt to avoid tax liability or reporting requirements and provides fines for doing so. Under the act, employers shall not retaliate against an employer who seeks reclassification as an employer or has communicated intent to file an action against an employer alleging a classification violation.

CHRIS HOGERTY