Subcontractor vs. Employee: How to determine the difference

Tina Moe, Certified Public Accountant with A.C.T. Services, shares information on the differences between a subcontractor and an employee. She highlights three key categories that one can use to determine the role of those currently doing work for them. view this video to make sure you are paying your employees and/or subcontractors properly.
For more information visit Tina’s website at A.C.T. Services Inc..

About Tina Moe

Tina MoeTina L. Moe began her career in public accounting in 1994, while earning her undergraduate degree in accounting. She paid her tuition by traveling from business to business providing on-site bookkeeping, payroll and accounting services all while developing lasting relationships. She graduated in 1998, from the IU Kelly School of Business with her bachelor degree in Accounting and, by then, was one of two partners in a small accounting firm located in Speedway.

In July 2002, she spun off on her own, formed A.C.T. Services, obtained her CPA license and continued to build her practice. Her business has grown to a clientele over 1200 and a staff of 10. She attributes her business growth to her pro-activeness with her clients while maintaining affordability and accessibility of her services.

The better consultants for small business owners are themselves a small business owner. Occasionally, when Moe finds the time, you can find her enjoying her favorite hobby, boating with her family.

Watch other episodes by Tina Moe at Accounting and Tax Tips: Smart Strategies for Small Business Success.

  1. Tina,
    Didn’t realize how difficult it could be to determine whether or not someone is a subcontractor or an employee. Great description for those situations where these could be confused.

  2. Great info! Thanks Tina on this confusing subject of subcontractors vs. employee. You made it very easy to understand! Much appreciated!

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