View Full Version : Big legal ruling may effect you!

12-23-2007, 08:24 AM
Once in a while we do hear lawn care operators talk about how they want to hire their staff as independent contractors. Well before you do that, read the legal decision on what just happened to FedEx.

YIKES! that is one stiff fine!

What's your view on this?

IRS orders FedEx to pay $319 mln (http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/irs-orders-fedex-pay-319/story.aspx?guid=%7B4270B177-25A2-4939-8535-A3C3749F7AEB%7D&dist=hplatest) - FedEx Corp. said late Friday that the Internal Revenue Service has ordered the company to pay back taxes and fines totaling $319 million for ground employees the firm misclassified as independent contractors.


12-23-2007, 11:08 AM
ye-ouch! thats gona hurt! I think they will be feeling that one for a while.