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Zinner & Co. is deeply committed to developing the next generation of aspiring accountants. Each year, Zinner invests heavily to hire, train and mentor college interns. It’s a way to give back to the industry and attract great prospective employees.

We frequently hear the following question - “Is accounting still a viable career choice for undergrads?”

Using a contractor can be an attractive option that allows you to scale hours up or down as needed. This can be significantly cheaper too, since you do not have to provide them with benefits or vacations. But before you pull the trigger on utilizing an independent contractor, you should know that the IRS takes intentional misclassification of contractors very seriously. The IRS understands the financial incentives to using 1099 contractors and they know the temptation exists to classify a worker as a contractor when you truly view and treat them as an employee.