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/ 12/24/2011

In these tough economic times, many companies attempt to cut costs by hiring independent contractors instead of employees. Using independent contractors can be financially advantageous since a company that hires an independent contractor does not pay certain taxes, health benefits, unemployment compensation insurance, or workers’ compensation insurance. But, while many employers hire independent contractors legally, some employers attempt to skirt the law by merely misclassifying their employees as independent contractors.