TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey is seeking more than $640 million from Uber in taxes and penalties, saying the ride-hailing company misclassified its drivers as independent contractors.
The decision by New Jersey’s
Companies such as Uber and Lyft rely heavily on contract
The state’s decision was first reported Thursday by Bloomberg Law. Uber disputed the state’s findings.
New Jersey has among the strictest tests for determining whether a worker qualifies as an independent contractor.
Mike Catalini And Cathy Bussewitz, The Associated Press