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.
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