Speaking Engagement

Gig Economy: Contractor vs. Employee

MICPA Michigan Tax Conference

Online Event

Blank Rome State + Local Tax Partner Nicole L. Johnson will serve as a panelist at the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants’ (“MICPA”) Michigan Tax Conference, presented in partnership with the Michigan Department of Treasury & the State Bar of Michigan Taxation Section on November 3 and 4, 2021.

Nicole’s session, “Gig Economy: Contractor vs. Employee,” takes place Wednesday, November 3, from 2:40 to 3:40 p.m. EDT, and will explore ongoing litigation stemming from the pressure being placed on the U.S. Department of Labor to act on the gig economy debate over whether Uber, Grubhub, and other contractors should be treated as W2 employees and the proper classification for employees and contractors, generally.

Other conference sessions include:

  • Dibs on the Remote: Taxes & A Mobile Workforce
  • Where Do Michigan Companies and Their Owners Pay Tax?
  • Exploring Options for Distressed Taxpayers
  • Sales & Use Tax: The Installation and Delivery Debate
  • Digital Advertising & Services: There’s a Tax for That?
  • Exploring the Process of Industrial Processing
  • Accounting for State Income Taxes—ASC 740 Multistate Update and Impacts of Federal Tax Reform
  • Cannabis Industry Update
  • How Fares Wayfair in Michigan?
  • Tech Ethics: Dilemmas in a Digital World

For additional information and to register, please visit the event webpage.