I Got Audited by NYS & Paid A Penalty. Are You Compensating Instructors Correctly?

Is there a chance you’re paying your instructors incorrectly? That’s what happened to gym owner Gail Giavaniello – and she endured a stressful audit by the New York State Department of Labor because of it. Worker classification is extremely important in the fitness industry. As many as half of independent studios pay their instructors incorrectly by treating them as independent contractors, incurring costly, time-consuming wage and tax penalties. In this interactive session, you’ll hear Giavaniello’s story and valuable lessons learned. You’ll leave with actionable steps to ensure that your business complies with current labor standards and that your accounting practices have set your business up for success.