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Thursday, May 30, 2024 Live Webcast

The AB5s of Employees and Independent Contractors (X4-6123662)

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

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2 CPE Credits in TX


This course explores the tests used to determine whether a worker is properly characterized as an employee or an independent contractor for tax purposes, with a focus on the cost of getting it wrong and possible Section 530 relief. The game changing impact of the Dynamex case and AB5 will also be discussed. **Please Note: If you need credit reported to the IRS for this IRS approved program, please download the IRS CE request form on the Course Materials Tab and submit to


CPAs and members in industry seeking a broader understanding of worker classification rules and tax consequences


  • Apply the tests used to determine whether a worker is properly characterized for tax purposes
  • Identify cost associated with misclassification
  • Identify planning ideas and potential pitfalls


  • Four ways to classify a worker
  • IRS 20 Factors
  • 20% Section 199A deduction
  • Cost of misclassifying an employee
  • Section 530 relief
  • Game changing impact of the Dynamex case and AB5




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Douglas Van Der Aa

Douglas J. Van Der Aa, CPA, J.D.

Douglas J. Van Der Aa, CPA, J.D., has been a highly rated speaker and seminar leader for CPA Associations and other organizations throughout the country for more than 18 years. Doug has over 25 years of professional experience, including tax practice in CPA firms and the practice of transactional business and real estate law as an attorney. He taught for 12 years as an Adjunct Instructor and for one year as Assistant Professor of Accounting and Taxation for Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business, where he taught in both the undergraduate and MST programs.