POGO has compiled this Federal Contractor Misconduct Database FCMD because current government databases do not provide the information necessary to make a genuine determination of whether a contractor is responsible or risky. Furthermore, very few large contractors have been suspended or debarred over the years. With federal contract dollars growing rapidly since , POGO hopes that the FCMD will be used by government officials to make well-informed contracting decisions. Acts occurring earlier are included only if they were resolved after January 1, , or are still pending.
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Remember me. Photo By Maj. Elizabeth Behring 0 read more read more. Contractor services are a vital part of government business. But, by no means, should contractors be treated like government employees. In turn, contractor employees may not supervise government personnel, supervise employees of other contractors, administer or supervise government procurement activities, perform inherently governmental functions and evaluate, discipline or reward government personnel. Most contracts require contractor companies to provide a trained and ready workforce, and to furnish all property necessary to perform the contract.
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For federal employment tax purposes, the usual common law rules are applicable to determine if a worker is an independent contractor or an employee. Under the common law, you must examine the relationship between the worker and the business. You should consider all evidence of the degree of control and independence in this relationship. The facts that provide this evidence fall into three categories — Behavioral Control, Financial Control, and Relationship of the Parties. Behavioral Control covers facts that show if the business has a right to direct and control what work is accomplished and how the work is done, through instructions, training, or other means.
PDF Available Here. Employer misclassification of their employees as independent contractors is a widespread phenomenon in the United States. The Internal Revenue Service IRS estimates that employers have misclassified millions of workers nationally as independent contractors. The distinction between genuine independent contractors and employees misclassified as independent contractors, while complicated, is a crucial matter. While the definition of misclassification is a function of a complex set of statutes and policies set forth by federal and state agencies, the effect on employees is straightforward.