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Assessment Practice Directive 1-1-3(A) - Status – Independent operator

This practice directive describes and explains the department’s interpretation and analysis of the Act’s and policy’s descriptions of independent operator, explains the analytical framework for distinguishing between a worker and an independent operator and aids in the interpretation of Assessment Manual Items: AP1-1-1 to AP1-1-7 and AP5-245-1.

It also establishes evidentiary presumptions for determining an individual’s status as an independent firm in specific circumstance and industry.

Effective Date: Apr 6, 2020 File type: PDF (883 KB) Asset type: Practice Directive Practice Directive Number: 1-1-3(A)