McCadden: Is Using 1099 Construction Workers Worth The Risk?

Many contractors are using what are refer to as 1099 workers to avoid employee and payroll related administrative responsibilities and financial costs, not knowing it's illegal.


There are lots of good reasons remodeling contractors should partner with sub contractors to help them specify and complete construction projects. However, if you do not understand the legal differences between employees and subs, or your business uses the wrong subs, the consequences can compromise your profits, put your customers at risk, and even put you out of business.


• Understand the difference between an employee and an independent contractor.

• Be able to choose and create mutually beneficial relationships with the right sub contractors for your business.

• Know how working with subs can affect your business legally and financially.

• Learn important insurance considerations for choosing and working with subs.

Read Shawn’s full article here.

Originally aired August 30, 2018

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