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ITG FAQ #5 Answer-What is relationship of the parties?

Relationship of the Parties: The relationship aspect of the employer/employee relationship is important. Does the tribe, as the employer, have the right to decide the following:

  • What contracts are prepared to describe the working relationships of the parties;
  • Whether the tribe provides the worker with employee-type benefits, such as insurance, pension plan, vacation pay or sick pay, and
  • The permanency of the relationship/employment

For more information on these classifications, see Publication 15-A, Employer's Supplemental Tax Guide.

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