Therapists: Hiring Independent Contractor vs. Employee

Therapists: Hiring Independent Contractor vs. Employee

Because you chose a calling that centers around healing the emotional pain of those around you, you’re probably a helper at heart. Imagine this: Lately things have been picking up and you’ve decided to hire another therapist to take on the additional workload. You’ve found that you could use some help yourself! Well, help us help you take on a helper. Perhaps the biggest question to ask yourself before hiring a team member is: Do you want this team member to be an employee or an independent contractor (AKA a freelancer)? The decision is yours because, chances are, you’ll see…
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What to Do Before Hiring Your First Employee?

What to Do Before Hiring Your First Employee?

The time has come to make one of the most memorable decisions in the course of your business: Hiring your first employee. Countless employers before you have (by definition) gotten through this important step, and now it’s your turn! As exciting (or scary) as hiring your first employee might be, there are several things we urge you to consider before posting that job offer — including the decision between hiring an employee or an independent contractor. You’ll be doing yourself and your future employees a favor by strengthening your business’s foundation before growing your team. https://youtu.be/2mMnGRA8vC0 Consider an Accounting Software…
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How Does an Employee Retirement Plan Work?

How Does an Employee Retirement Plan Work?

Does your employer offer a 401(k) retirement plan? Retirement plans may seem really complicated, but they are worth figuring out if you want to get the most out of them. The reasons for all the complex rules and limits involved with retirement plans do indeed have a purpose: There are laws in place to make it difficult to pull money out of a retirement plan — especially a 401(k) — to encourage employees to leave the money there and let it grow.All of your own contributions,  as well as all vested employer contributions, are yours and will still be available…
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