Update to California’s AB-5… Is It Useful To 1099 Engineers?

In California, the landscape for engineering consulting continues to be confusing and restrictive. AB-5, implemented in 2020, almost entirely precludes hiring entities from engaging engineering consultants. With the recent passage of Prop 22 and AB 2257, the situation remains largely unchanged except for some added complexity. Here is a breakdown: Brief Recap: AB-5 is a law… Read more »

Tax Time Scramble: W-2 VS 1099

“Death and Taxes” are said to be the only certainty in this world. This idiom holds true for all of us but at this time of year, the taxes part has our undivided attention. Filing taxes is intimidating enough but in the Contract or Consulting Engineering world where one can be categorized as a W-2… Read more »