IN SB 257

Author

David Niezgodski
200 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
800-382-9467

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Bill Text

Category

Employee Misclassification

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State

IN

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Summary

Establishes the employee misclassification investigation and enforcement fund.

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Issue

Requires the department of state revenue, the state department of labor, the worker's compensation board of Indiana, and the department of workforce development to report before November 1 of each year for three years, beginning November 1, 2021, to the interim study committee on employment and labor for the immediately preceding state fiscal year: (1) the number of employers that each department or the board determined during the immediately preceding state fiscal year improperly classified at least one worker as an independent contractor; (2) the total number of improperly classified workers employed by those employers; (3) the department's or board's calculation of actual revenue not collected or the additional costs to the state that the department or board attributes to the improperly classified workers; (4) the amount of the penalties and interest assessed against those employers by each department or the board, and the amount of the penalties and interest assessed that has been collected; and (5) the classification criteria used by the department to classify workers. Requires that the reports include only information in the form of aggregate statistics and not include information that can be used to identify specific employers or workers.

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Notes

Died upon adjournment.

History

01/11/2021 First reading. Referred to Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy.
04/29/2021 Died in Committee.