Taxes and Cheaters2014.09.15quote-tax.cheat

“So, we the taxpayers are paying the tax cheaters who are exploiting their workers and stealing work from law-abiding employers?”

—Matt Capece, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, commenting on government-funded construction work that goes to firms that wrongly classify their employees as independent contractors in order to avoid paying unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation, and other employment taxes.