Prepping For The California Independent Contractors “ABC Test”

In a recent court case, the California Supreme Court implemented a new “ABC Test” to determine if a worker qualifies as an independent contractor. Employers from multiple industries are now arguing that the rigidity of the test’s standards is restricting businesses from engaging with independent contractors. BUT WHAT IS THE “ABC TEST”? In the Dynamex… 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 »

What To Know If You Worked As A 1099 During 2014

April 15th is just around the corner and amidst the flurry of receipts and tax filling activities, SoloPoint typically receives a fair number of questions regarding a common topic – “What are the tax implications if I worked as a 1099 Independent Contractor during the year?” As an employer of over 120 engineering contractors and… Read more »