What You need to Know about Converting Independent Contractors to Employees under California AB-5 – #GIGeconomy

On September 18, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law A.B. 5, solidifying a tighter standard of rules for classifying a worker as an independent contractor. The new standard, known as the Dynamex standard, codifies and expands the earlier California Supreme Court decision, Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles. It  replaces the former Borello test, and …

Online filing with the EDD will be mandatory for Companies with 10+ Employees in 2017

Beginning Sunday, January 1, 2017, more California employers will be required to file employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits electronically.

A state law signed by Governor E. G. Brown Jr. in 2015, requires Employers with 10 or more employees to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits to the Employment Development Department (EDD).