Aug
16

Wow -a powerful piece from a freelancer

http://translationmusings.com/2011/08/15/freelance-translators-and-interpreters-are-not-employees/#comments

Aug
12

Good New Posting on Independent Contractor law

http://www.tvnewscheck.com/article/2011/08/12/53223/worker-misclassification-could-spell-trouble

Jul
27

IRS Section 530 – Industry Safe Haven

Good Article in “Accounting Today” regarding IRS Ruling on Industry Safe Haven “In order to be eligible for Section 530 relief, an employer must meet three requirements: reporting consistency; substantive consistency; and “reasonable basis” authority. To satisfy the “reporting consistency” requirement, a business must have filed all of its required… read more »

Jul
21

Urgent,

alert from NHeLP and others. URGENT: Comments Needed on Important Language Access Standard NSCLC, APALC and NHeLP asking advocates to submit by July 25 IMPORTANT: Please provide comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) on proposed regulations… read more »

Jun
27

From Interpret America for all you interpreters out there

Good piece explaining why we held the “armchair debate” on Independent Contractors or Employee. Take a minute and read it. http://interpretamerica.blogspot.com/2011/02/armchair-debate-to-highlight-key-issues.html

Jun
23

Nice Blog from LSA

Check this out at LSA http://resources.lsaweb.com/2011/06/lsa-proudly-supports-the-independent-contractor-business-model-in-the-language-services-industry/

Jun
17

Wow! My part of the Summit is over

Mr. Louis Provenzano, Jr. Of Language Line Services & I presented a conversation, regarding Employees or Independent Contractors as interpreters. It was spirited, & allowed us to explain the two models. I’ll post the questions later. It was so much fun. So now interpreters, if you want to be freelancers, sign… read more »

Jun
14

2nd Summit on Interpreting

This is the week for a “collegial chat” on which model is appropriate f or our business, employees or independent contractor. I’m taking the side of independent contractors, while my friend, Lou Provenzano, CEO of Language Line Services is taking the side of the employee model. This occurs Friday at 11AM to… read more »

Jun
03

Good new article on Independent Contractors

http://it.synergishr.com/bid/33753/Misclassification-Is-that-Independent-Contractor-Really-Independent

May
26

Interesting post on Section 530 of the IRS code

http://louisprovenzano.wordpress.com/#!/entry/852 I thought this post by Lou was interesting. He refers to himself as a “founder” of our business! The Language business has an established Safe Haven for using Independent Contractors, going back 25 years or more

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