Loganville, GA asked in Consumer Law, Employment Law, Tax Law and Business Law for Georgia

Q: Registration fees are given to IC. Event changes location & time, IC resigns, does money go to new IC or registers.

Am an IC for a large company. One of my jobs is to collect registration fees. The place where the event is meeting and the date has changed due to some legal issues. I am terminated my contract with the company. The people who have paid the registration fees want their money back, and I would like to give all the money back and allow them to register with another IC on there own. Another IC from the company wants me to transfer the money to her or the next IC that will take my place. (She has not been named yet.) This doesn't sit well with me, as the checks were written to me with my name on it. But I don't want the company to take legal action against me saying that the money is theirs either.

1 Lawyer Answer

A: This is simple: If the checks were payable to you personally you can do (just about) whatever you want with them; and my advice on that point is to return the checks to whoever gave them to you, and document it very well.

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