Monthly Archives: April 2019

Independent Contractor vs. Employee

When workers perform services for a business, they may be classified as independent contractors (1099) or employees. It is critical that they be classified correctly. If the worker is an employee, generally the employer must withhold and deposit income taxes, Social Security taxes and Medicare taxes. In addition to these taxes, the employer must pay […]

What to do if You are Sued

What is a Lawsuit? A lawsuit is started against a person or company in Minnesota state courts by service of legal documents called a Summons and Complaint. The person or company bringing the lawsuit is known as the “Plaintiff.” The person being sued is known as the “Defendant.” The Complaint is a legal document in […]