Payroll

Non-Union Crew Payroll

Film, Video & Print

Your shoot is non-union and several freelance crew members ask to be paid as independent contractors. They’re freelance so there shouldn’t be a problem, right?

Actually, there could be. Freelance does not necessarily equal independent contractor.

Employee vs. Independent Contractor

The TEAM Companies will help you understand who is likely an employee is and the risks of misclassifying them as independent contractors.

For crew that should be paid as employees, we provide employer of record payroll services helping manage the taxation and workers compensation requirements. We will answer questions and provide labor insight to help ensure compliance with state and federal labor laws and will guide you through the complexities of Earned Sick Time, The Affordable Care Act, and Payroll Due Date Regulations.

It’s What You Know

Worker classification continues to be a priority for the IRS. There are many federal and state tests that help determine whether a person is an employee or an independent contractor. Through the link below, you can access information compiled by our employment experts to help you navigate this increasingly scrutinized area.

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