Who Are Employees?

Determining whether or not someone is an employee is a matter of law. A few examples of employees are: Corporate officers (including Sub­chapter S Corporations) Individuals who, under the usual common­law rules applicable in determining the employer/employee relationship, has the status of an employee Employees on whose earnings employers are required to pay Federal Unemployment Tax (FUTA) Certain agricultural workers
Certain domestic workers Individuals who are considered to be employees are described in Tennessee Code Annotated (Section 50­7­207(b)). Individuals who are not considered to be employees are described in Tennessee Code Annotated (Section 50­7­207(c))". Click on one of the above law references to find out who is and who is not an employee.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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