Blog Archives

“Employee” definition for PSLF & Independent Contractors: Department of Education vs IRS?

It seems like we have been receiving lots of comments about the definition of “employee” for PSLF purposes. Some commenters have argued that the IRS definition of employee should control, so let’s parse through the comments. From Joshua R.I. Cohen more »

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in blog

The Evolving PSLF Employment Certification Form & Independent Contractors

Through the years, the PSLF Employment Certification Form (ECF) has received further clarification of independent contractors and how exactly they fit within the PSLF rules. In the earliest PSLF ECF (Exp. Date 11/30/2014), there was little guidance concerning independent contractors, more »

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in blog

Busting Myths: PSLF and Independent Contractors

Independent Contractors May Qualify for PSLF In the most recent December 2015 update to the PSLF Employment Certification Form, we discovered that the Department of Education has clarified the Employment Eligibility section for independent contractors. We spoke to our student more »

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in blog