Two veterans and recent Cobb County businessmen share a common thread of military service, access to education and entrepreneurial spirit that has led them into similar ventures - such as opening a Honest-1 Auto Care franchise.
Franchise Business Review's annual report, Veterans & Franchising, provides insight into what it takes for a veteran to be satisfied and successful running a franchise, and a list of the 100 top companies for vets based on franchisee satisfaction.
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Liberty Tax Service wishes to congratulate Vanessa Dickens for being awarded the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Franchisee of the Year award for 2013. Ms. Dickens was recognized and presented her award in September at the 2013 IFA Public Affairs Conference in Washington DC.
Posted by shiela bigg on 01:16:51 AM on August 26, 2011
Job growth in the U.S. has not been recovering very quickly. Unemployed individuals are turning to alternative employment options. Independent contractors are being employed more and more often to fill jobs that employees used to do. Understanding the difference between independent contractor and employee could have huge tax consequences. Article source: Making the distinction; employee vs independent contractorIRS. From a legal standpoint, whether an individual is an independent contractor or an employee has tax ramifications. The Internal Revenue Service has guidelines that are intended to clarify the difference, partly to avoid confusion and partly to guard against illegal practices such as listing employees as independents.
Posted by shiela bigg on 01:14:19 AM on August 26, 2011
For individuals, the differences in working as an employee and working as an independent contractor mostly involve paperwork and personal responsibility. When you are an employee, the employer is responsible for paying part of your payroll taxes. An employer also has more say about work hours, work process and is responsible for providing the tools to get a job done. An independent contractor is responsible for paying all of their employment taxes and has more individual control over their work process.