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Who Are You? What is an Independent Contractor, How is it Different than an Employee, and Why Does it Matter?

The winds, they are a changin…. In the Gig Economy, the big topic of debate is: Employee or Independent Contractor. This is especially true in California where legislation (known as AB5) is set for hearings that will better define what an Independent Contractor is. Do NOT sign on for any Gig Apps until you completely …

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What do We Do When Grubhub, Doordash, Postmates etc. Pull the Rug Out From Under Us? Introducing the 31 Day Courier MBA

It’s Launch Day! I’m so excited to launch the Deliver on Your Business Podcast and the 31 Day Courier MBA series. The podcast will normally be a weekly production, but to get it off the ground in style, we’re going to do 31 straight daily episodes. We’ll get more into that in a bit.

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Lies, Damn Lies, 1099-K’s and AB5. Are Uber and Lyft Using the 1099K to Lie About Misclassification?

I know, it’s not tax season, but it IS AB5 Season. If you have ever been confused about how Uber Eats, Uber, and Lyft use a 1099K instead of a regular 1099, the reason they do it could be all about misclassification of employees. It all has to do with the B in the ABC …

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How Will AB5, California’s Gig Economy Legislation Impact Us as Delivery Contractors?

AB5, California’s Gig Economy Legislation, could completely change the landscape for delivery contractors in California, with a possible ripple effect nationwide. The legislation has already passed the State Assembly and is expected to pass into law. If signed into law in its current state, most gig economy workers would be classified as employees in the …

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National Labor Relations Board Determines Uber Drivers are Contractors. Is this good news or bad news for Grubhub, Doordash or Postmates?

The question about whether delivery drivers are independent contractors or employees is settled. Or is it? The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Uber drivers are NOT employees. A lot of people seem to think this settles the question across the board with similar apps, food delivery apps, etc. It does not. In fact, …

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