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New Jersey Plans to Crack Down on the Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors

New Jersey employers that utilize independent workers will likely soon find the State looking over their shoulders to see if such workers were properly classified as independent and to collect unpaid taxes for any misclassified workers.

On August 10, 2018, the New Jersey Department of Labor announced that it had entered into a worksharing agreement with the United States Department of Labor to end employee misclassification in New Jersey. According to the press release, misclassification of employees has cost New Jersey over $80 million in employer tax contributions since 2010.

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