Brooklyn, NY asked in Employment Law for New York

Q: Is there loopholes for people working off the book?

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James Francis Barna Esq
James Francis Barna Esq
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  • Cazenovia, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: This is an interesting question that points out the inherent culture of corruption in New York. Working off the books is always illegal both for employers and employees. In fact, having employees work "off the books" is a criminal violation, and also violates New York tax laws. No employee should work "off the books." There is no loophole.

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