Consultant & Independent Contractor Agreements
Get your contract in writing With the rise of the gig economy, independent contractor arrangements are more common than ever. Whether youre an independent contractor or a business hiring one to work for you, a written agreement will help to protect your rights, define expectations, and prove that theres no employer-employee relationship. Here youll find specific agreements for many types of independent contractors and freelancers, including salespeople, accountants, software consultants, and construction contractors. Youll learn how to: draft a binding agreement define a projects scope preserve confidentiality distinguish between employees and independent contractors protect your intellectual property amend your agreement, and satisfy IRS requirements. Each chapter has two agreementsone geared towards the independent contractor and one geared towards the business hiring an independent contractor. The 10th editioncompletely updated to provide the latest rules and regulationsincludes a useful chapter on agreements for gig workers. With downloadable forms: download all the forms you need to draw up a solid contract (details inside).