Month: February 2015

New Inspector Hires: W2 vs 1099

Don’t Get Yourself In Trouble With The IRS By Misclassifying Your New Home Inspector Hires! If you’re hiring home inspectors for your firm, it’s important to fully understand the distinction between an employee and an independent contractor to avoid complications from the Internal Revenue Service. With everyone looking to cut costs and the IRS conducting payroll audits on worker misclassification, let’s take a look at the difference between full-time staff and contractors. According to the IRS,” in general, someone who performs services for you is your employee if you can control what will be done and how it will be done.” Nearly 30% of all firms misclassified contractors. This amount equals to billions of dollars in unpaid taxes, and the IRS is working ...Read More

Problems And Solutions In Establishing A 5 Star Reputation For Your Firm

Let’s take a look at the issues you’ll need to do deal with in order to develop your home inspection firm’s five star reputation online… Issue 1: Chances Are Your Home Inspection Firm Is Not Listed On The Correct Directory Sites Thousands of customers everyday search on local business directories like Google+, Yelp, Yahoo Local, and dozens of other sites to find the most reputable company to do business with. After extensive research we found that most home inspection firms could not be found or are not properly set up on some of the most vital directories for your business. Solution: Research, Set Up, and Claim Local Directories 1. Proper Industry Directory Research Develop detailed research on local directories based on industry keyword research Research top competitive companies to find...Read More