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Independent Contractors: Arkansas

Independent Contractors requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: XpertHR Editorial Team


  • The Empower Independent Contractors Act of 2019 requires employers and enforcement agencies to use the federal Internal Revenue Service's 20-Factor Test to determine whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under Arkansas' wage and hour law, equal pay law, tax law, workers' compensation law and unemployment insurance law. See Empower Independent Contractors Act.