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Benefit of Hiring a W-2 vs 1099 Contractor for the Same Job

Recently, this question appeared on LinkedIn: What’s the benefit of hiring a W2 versus hiring a 1099 consultant for the same job? I’m interested in your opinion when comparing a W2 to a 1099 hire. Thanks. This is the answer that was given: I can’t think of a reason to put someone on W2 instead of a 1099. If the need is for a permanent, full time position, then W2 is generally the way to go. If the...
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