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As a company that hires independent contractors (IC), you may be familiarizing yourself with the IRS’s standards for classifying them. In doing so, it comes as a surprise to many organizations that they need to start concerning themselves with their state’s laws as well.
Nearly two years after winning an independent contractor classification lawsuit, it seems the WWE's worries are not yet over.
The Stamford, CT based World Wrestling Entertainment has been called back to the mat, this time by the state of Connecticut, to audit for alleged misclassification of workers as independent contractors (1099s) instead of W2 employees. Please click here to see our past coverage of the WWE wrestler IC classification suit.
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