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Provided by IRS Northwest Area Stakeholder Liaison

*NOTE: Clicking on the links listed below will send your browser to a website outside  The webinars are free, however, you will be directed to enter your name, email, phone and company name.  As you access the Independent Contractor Webinar and other free recordings below, you may need to adjust the sound and picture settings on your computer. 
  1. Worker Classification
    Federal and Oregon State Law for Employee or Independent Contractor Determination: April 19, 2007
  2. Making Taxes Easier for Small Business Webinar
    February 8, 2007
  3. IRS/Social Security Administration Employment Tax Updates
    December 7, 2006
  4. Update on Restaurant Tips and the new Attributed Tip Income Program (ATIP)
    November 16, 2006
For comments or to find out about these and other webinars or phone forums in your state, periodically visit the Small Business Events section of the IRS website.

Future Webinars planned include comparison of Federal Law to Worker Classification State Law in each of the following states: Washington, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona.
The above information is provided as a summary and teaching guide.  Nothing on this website is intended as legal advice.  If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney.  We attempt to update the information on this website as soon as practicable following changes or developments in the laws and rules affecting Oregon employers, but we make no warranties or representations, express or implied, about whether the information provided is current.  We urge you to check the applicable statutes and administrative rules yourself and to consult with legal counsel prior to taking action that may invoke employee rights or employer responsibilities or omitting to act when required by law to act.
The Interagency Compliance Network has developed a short, web-based presentation on the issue of classifying workers as either employees or independent contractors. 
Click on links below to view the full presentation or skip to the material that you need!

MODULE ONE  Introduction
MODULE THREE  State Level Enforcement
MODULE FOUR  Agency Specific Tests - Bureau of Labor and Industries
MODULE FIVE  Agency Specific Tests - Workers Compensation
MODULE SIX  Application

The Oregon Employment Department and Department of Revenue frequently provide the information contained within this video in the form of a formal presentation. This video is an abbreviated version of the presentation about how the Employment Department, Department of Revenue, Construction Contractors Board and Landscape Contractors Board define who is an independent contractor and who is an employee.

Employee Misclassification: Compliance and Impacts

December, 2015