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Association Handyman – Employee or Independent Contractor? (CO)

/ Owner - April 19, 2021

Community associations in need of a handyman or other services may turn to hire homeowners or community residents to do small jobs within the community on an ongoing basis. The association may be tempted to automatically consider the individual to be an “independent contractor” rather than an employee in order to avoid payments such as employment taxes, employee benefits, overtime pay, workers compensation, income tax withholdings, etc. However, the misclassification of an association employee as an independent contractor could be costly to the association and may result in liability to the Association in the form of owed employment taxes, interest, back-pay, fines, and penalties.    Read the entire article……………………………….

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