This month, REMODELING has a feature about the pros and cons of working with subcontractors versus employees. We learn of the consequences for one remodeler who misqualified an employee as a subcontractor.

Click here for a sample form provided by national construction law firm Johanson Berenson LLP. A form similar to this one can help keep you out of hot water with the IRS, but note that requirements vary from state to state. Treat this as a guideline, but as always, your best bet is to consult a legal professional familiar with the laws in your area.