Experts from ClearPath and Ogletree Deakins Share Critical Information on Independent Contractor Compliance


Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — With the huge increase in audits targeting companies of all sizes, the presenters will educate participants in understanding how to avoid common mistakes and the fundamentals of correctly classifying contract workers.

Douglas Farmer, attorney at law firm Ogletree Deakins, along with Jason Posel, SVP, Strategy and Solutions, ClearPath Workforce Management will be hosting an educational webinar titled ‘8 Key Red Flags the IRS Look for During an Employee Misclassification Audit’. The webinar, being held on August 23rd and August 28th, will provide an in-depth look at the critical factors that can result in an Independent Contractor being reclassified as an employee.

This webinar will: Provide an overview of the risks of misclassifying workers as Independent Contractors, and triggers for an audit Summarize the latest legislative issues Explain key determining factors to evaluate who qualifies as a 1099 contractor and who should be a W-2 Highlight key facts the IRS will review during an audit Demonstrate how to prevent misclassification and prepare for an audit

Webinar Details

Title: 8 Key Red Flags the IRS Look for During an Employee Misclassification Audit

Dates and Times: Thursday, August 23 -11am PST / 2pm EST                          Tuesday, August 28 -11am PST / 2pm EST

Presenters:Douglas J. Farmer – Attorney & Managing Shareholder, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Jason Posel – SVP, Strategy & Solutions, ClearPath

Cost: Complimentary

For companies that use Independent Contractors, this is an opportunity to make sure you know how to protect your company before an auditor comes knocking.

For more information or to register click here.

About ClearPath ClearPath is a leading certified woman-owned HRO with a focus on the contingent labor market. With almost 20 years of experience in delivering contractor engagement, payroll and compliance programs, the firm’s solutions include ClearPayroll and ClearIC. ClearPath provides its clients with seamlessly integrated solutions that enable them to engage the contract talent they require in a compliant, cost-effective and efficient manner. ClearPath delivers solutions throughout the US, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Canada.


Jason Posel
ClearPath Workforce Management, Inc.