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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Employee or Not?

Dear Mary, I own a small clothing boutique here in Napa. I hired a student to work here part-time, but I’m not sure if I’m supposed to treat her as an employee. My friend says that it’s better to call her an independent contractor. Is he right? What’s the difference? The IRS loves this question. […]

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LLC–a good thing

Dear Mary, I just bought a taco truck and would someday like to turn it into a mobile catering empire. I used most of my savings to buy and fix up my taco truck, leaving me very little for legal fees. Do I really need to pay an attorney to turn me into a corporation? […]

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