10 Biggest Myths of Being Self-Employed

Each week, DDI’s Account Managers and I get together to speak about any updates in making sure our clients are keeping up with compliance in their area, what we can do to help or clients with preventative action against misconceptions of their business, and how we can help our clients in development and growth. One of our account managers, Ryan … Read More

Are You Keeping Up w/the Laws?

Here’s an article that was put out by the Independent Contractor Compliance publishers, summarizing two cleaners’ allegations of being misclassified as independent contractors. This is a perfect example of the consequences for not complying with state and federal laws. Additionally, the affiliation between the drivers and marketing partners should be mutually beneficial in that, drivers help advertise marketing partners’ name … Read More

Need Some Ideas on Tracking Mileage?

Are you tracking the mileage you put on your car? You should be! Tracking your mileage is one of the biggest breaks you can get on your taxes when being self-employed.  One of the most common ways a driver tracks their mileage is by writing it down and calculating it at the end of every shift. Lets be honest, who … Read More

What is Uber?

This is a question with multiple answers and depending upon who you ask, you will get a number of different responses. For those of us who use Uber, we might simply say “Uber is awesome! It provides me with a better, cheaper, more convenient service than a taxi company does.” If you ask Uber what Uber is, you will also get … Read More

Trouble Looming for the Ride-Share Companies

Uber and Lyft, by far the biggest names within the ride-sharing tech industry, present themselves simply as apps – tech portals, connecting people looking for rides to drivers willing to pick them up. The intent of these companies to separate themselves from the workers is clear. In no way do Uber or Lyft want to be perceived as an employer of … Read More