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Employee or Independent Contractor

  • Idaho Industrial Commission
  • Idaho Department of Labor
  • Internal Revenue Service

Idaho Industrial Commission

For information on the difference between an employee and an independent contractor, see Employee vs Independent Contractor. If you classify a worker incorrectly, you may incur a fine and/or penalty.

Workers Compensation Insurance: Employers having one or more full-time, part-time, seasonal or occasional workers must provide workers’ compensation insurance unless specifically exempt under Idaho law. To find your nearest Industrial Commission office, click here.


Idaho Department of Labor

For a description of the difference between an employee and an independent contractor, see Employee vs Independent Contractor.
Idaho Labor Laws – Be certain you understand Idaho labor laws pertaining to employees and independent contractors.


Internal Revenue Service

For information on Independent Contractors vs Employees and the tax reporting differences, see the Small Business and Self-employed section of the IRS website.


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