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2024 The AB5s of Employees and Independent Contractors

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Taxes - Technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  IRS Approved |  Tax
Doug Van Der Aa, CPA, JD
Course Levels:
2 Hours
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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. 

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Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • 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

Major Subjects
  • 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

Course Materials


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Doug Van Der Aa, CPA, JD, is a lively and energetic speaker on the subject of taxes and ethics, and has extensive experience in leading discussions for conferences, seminars and webinars. He is a highly rated speaker and seminar leader for state CPA societies and other organizations throughout the country.

Van Der Aa has more than 25 years of experience, including tax practice in CPA firms and the practice of transactional business and real estate law as an attorney. His practice concentrated on the tax needs of closely held businesses, with their related pass-through entities, complex individual returns, estates and trusts.

Van Der Aa taught for 10 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.


Fri, Aug 16, 2024 - 04:00pm to 05:46pm EDT
Sat, Aug 24, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:46am EDT
Tue, Sep 10, 2024 - 12:00pm to 01:46pm EDT
Fri, Sep 27, 2024 - 02:00pm to 03:46pm EDT
Tue, Oct 15, 2024 - 07:00pm to 08:46pm EDT
Wed, Oct 30, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:46am EDT
Thu, Nov 14, 2024 - 07:00pm to 08:46pm EST
Tue, Nov 26, 2024 - 02:00pm to 03:46pm EST
Wed, Dec 04, 2024 - 04:00pm to 05:46pm EST
Mon, Dec 16, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:46am EST
Sat, Dec 28, 2024 - 12:00pm to 01:46pm EST
Fri, Jan 17, 2025 - 02:00pm to 03:46pm EST
Wed, Jan 29, 2025 - 04:00pm to 05:46pm EST
Thu, Feb 13, 2025 - 10:00am to 11:46am EST
Sat, Feb 22, 2025 - 12:00pm to 01:46pm EST
Mon, Mar 10, 2025 - 02:00pm to 03:46pm EDT
Tue, Apr 22, 2025 - 04:00pm to 05:46pm EDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation None
Course Developer

Van Der Aa Tax Ed, LLC

Designed For CPAs and members in industry seeking a broader understanding of worker classification rules and tax consequences
Yellow Book No
Original Recording Date



Prerequisites Basic working knowledge of business taxation
Date Added to Catalog 3/15/2024

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