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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Tax Law and Business Law for Wyoming on
Q: Do we have to file Form 941 and Form 940 if we have independent contractors only (no employees) in our Wyoming LLC?

We have a Wyoming LLC with independent contractors, no employees. Form SS-4 for EIN says to file Form 941 and Form 940 by January 31. We like to know if this is required if we have independent contractors only. We don’t have tax payments.

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answered on Jan 26, 2024

No, if your Wyoming LLC only has independent contractors and no actual employees, then you would not have to file IRS Form 941 (Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return) or Form 940 (Employer’s Annual Federal Unemployment Tax Return).

The key factors here are:

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Immigration Law and Business Law for Wyoming on
Q: How should I handle a $5000 (annual) e-commerce business on an F1 visa to avoid future immigration issues?

I am on an F1 visa working for the company. additionally, I have an e-commerce business that makes 12000$ annual revenue (less than 5000$ profit). there are not many operations involved in business, but as far as I know, I can only own a business and not run it. To avoid potential future... View More

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answered on Dec 24, 2023

As an F1 visa holder, it's crucial to adhere to the conditions of your visa, which typically restrict employment to on-campus work or specific off-campus work authorized under programs like CPT or OPT. Running a business could potentially violate the terms of your F1 status, even if the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Landlord - Tenant for Wyoming on
Q: I rented an apartment from my employer. I gave a 30 day notice that I was leaving my job at the same time…

I gave the owner 30 day notice of vacating the apartment. Last day was the 15th of December. I had to move up the last day of work to the 8th of December. The owner is now telling me that I have to move out 4 days after my last day of work. Is this something that he can do or do I still have tell... View More

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answered on Dec 4, 2023

In your situation, the terms of the lease agreement between you and your employer, who is also your landlord, are crucial. Generally, if you provided a 30-day notice as per the lease terms, you would typically be entitled to stay in the apartment until the end of that notice period, which in your... View More

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Q: I was fired from a job on 5-2-23, and i had pto built up,can they legally keep that from me on termination.

I gave my two week notice,was called into the office and was told i had infractions concerning the company policy,was wrote up on several items,at the last day of my resignation week,i was called back into office and terminated.

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
answered on Jun 9, 2023

It depends. Some states require payment of accrued vacation time because this is a part of the compensation package. But accrued sick leave is not treated the same way. Unable to tell about your PTO. This case arises under EMPLOYMENT/BENEFITS/WAGE law. You need to discuss with an attorney in your... View More

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Q: Can my employer make me get a flue shot

Working for a mechanical contractor in cheyenne wy were doing a job for the va hospital they are trying to say we all need to get a flue shot and provide them with documentation I feel this is against my rights

Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer
answered on Oct 28, 2020

Your employer can require that you get a flu shot unless you are entitled to an exemption for sincerely-held religious beliefs or for medical reasons. If either of those reasons form the basis upon which you do not want to get a flu shot, you can ask to be exempt. You should reach out to an... View More

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Q: If I resigned from a job on the 16th of February should I have received my final paycheck by now? If not what do I do?

I resigned do to a new job and my last day was the 16th of February. I have not yet received my last paycheck. It is five days past the normal payroll date.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Consumer Law for Wyoming on
Q: The Company my wife works for gave out her personal info and bank info to a scam person, what can she do about it?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jan 26, 2017

Take all reasonable steps to protect your identity and accounts. If they were defrauded it may or may not be carelessness on their account. You'll have to speak with a member of the Wyo. trial lawyers Assn who handles employment law, juggle the possibility you can get something vs staying on... View More

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Q: Can a company withhold severance if you don't agree to not say anything negative about them?

My spouse and several hundred others were recently laid off. In order to receive their severance package they had to sign a contract agreeing they would not say anything "disparaging" about their former employer for one year. This included conversations with current and ex-employees as... View More

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answered on Apr 2, 2016

In many states, a severance package is not required. As such, a company may have no obligation to pay out a severance package even if it is the right thing to do. Consult with a Wyoming employment attorney to find out your rights. Good luck.

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