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Comments for: Maine simplifies legal definition of ‘independent contractor’

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  • Anonymous

    OK, great.
    Now explain it all to a small business owner in “Plain English”.
    And how , exactly, can the little guy really stay

    competitive and in business ?

    • Anonymous

      Competitive? For starters by raising the minimum wage nationally to a living wage. This puts wages on a level playing field, thus reducing the need for social services to help the working poor. Then put a universal healthcare plan in place to cover everyone. This will relieve the employer from having to subsidize health insurance. Fix the income tax code which at a minimum should remove all deductions for business or personal income. Enact an import duty tax so that imports cost as much as American made goods, thus providing employment for all. Regulate banking. These are just a few actions which will guarantee the health of American business.

  • Anonymous

    Unfortunately the IRS and not the state defines an independent contractor.

  • Anonymous

    All of this and the reporter neglects to tell us what the new definition is! Isn’t that the point of the story?

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