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Employee Benefit Program: Circuit court overrules IRS’s attempt to deny taxpayers deduction

Published on: November 29, 2011 | 549 Comments

Here is court case. A husband and his wife operate a farm. The husband is the owner and the decision maker on the farm. Before 2001, the wife worked for her husband on the farm for 20 years without compensation. In 2001, the wife becomes an employee of the farm supervised by the husband. The [...]

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Employee or Independent contractor ?

Published on: September 12, 2011 | 597 Comments

On a recent court decision the tax court ruled that deputy that provide off duty services to other entities was independent contractor and not employee. The entity that hired the deputy reported the earnings of the deputy on Form 1099 – Misc. The taxpayer reported the income from the job on his tax return but [...]

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