Paying Tow Drivers as Independent Contractors: Don’t Do It
Classifying a tow truck driver as an independent contractor is tempting. Independent contractors don’t require worker’s compensation insurance. Furthermore, employers don’t have to deduct withholding taxes, etc. from independent contractor’s paychecks. However, when it comes to classifying tow truck drivers as independent contractors, the towlawyer has some very simple advice: don’t do it.