Independent Contractor vs. Employee, A Fundamental Legal Challenge When Providing Home Care Services Using Independent Contractors, National Private Duty Association.
A 23 page PDF document, advising Home Health Care companies on hiring aides as independent contractors vs. as employees. This discussion of the requirements and legal tests will also be relevant for caregivers contemplating hiring private duty aides as independent contractors. Note: This document was prepared on March 25, 2005. It provides good background information, but may not be completely up to date. You should consult your tax advisor for advice in this area, before taking action.