There is little doubt in the minds of many observers that the world of work?an environment in which a legion of wage earners commute to an employer?s office or worksite to toil from 9 to 5?is changing, and that impression is bolstered by recent studies. Among those studies is a Gallup report titled ?The Gig Economy and Alternative Work Arrangements.? The changing nature of work for many taxpayers is likely to have an effect on tax preparers? need to prepare Schedule C.