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After DLSE asked me to bring documents such as time calendar, 1099 copy, DE9 forms, W-2s yesterday, the commissioner then wrote the citations and fines.
They came to my business premise in May without appointment and inspected some documents. It may be risen from a former front desk person asking for overtime pay.
Okay, thanks.You current recourse is to request a hearing before a DLSE administrative law judge. The paperwork you received from the commissioner should have advised you of your right to a hearing. Did you receive that information?
Yeh, I can appeal these citations. But can I know the chances of penalty reducing or revision, since I have two W-2 employees and there is no clear cut line of defining 1099 and W-2s, so I put them as 1099. Is there a chance that I will be penalized more since I was told she just citated the last 6 month's finding, as I only have 6 months' record.
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