Texas Labor Code - Section 204.009. Application To Labor Agent
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§ 204.009. APPLICATION TO LABOR AGENT. (a) A labor agent
who furnishes a farm and ranch laborer is liable for the payment of
a tax under this subtitle as if the labor agent were the employer of
the laborer, without regard to any factor used to determine an
employer-employee relationship, including the right of control.
(b) If a labor agent does not pay the tax in accordance with
this subtitle, a person who contracts with the labor agent for the
services of a farm and ranch laborer is jointly and severally liable
with the labor agent for payment of the tax under this subtitle as
(c) A labor agent shall notify each person with whom the
labor agent contracts whether the labor agent pays the tax under
(d) A labor agent who pays the tax shall present evidence of
payment to each person with whom the labor agent contracts.
(e) In this section, "labor agent" means a person who is a
farm labor contractor under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural
Worker Protection Act (29 U.S.C. Section 1801 et seq.).
Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Last modified: August 11, 2007