As your company starts to grow, and you begin to hire individuals to help you keep up with expansion, there is the daunting task of determining whether you should be hiring individuals as employees, or as independent contractors. Why does it matter? I’ll tell you why: the IRS cares, and so should you. If you misclassify your new hire, you will be liable for employment taxes for that worker. To avoid the unpleasant series of consequences, we offer guidance to avoid this misstep.