No Single Factor Determines Contractor Status

December 20, 2017
Contractor Status

There are several factors that will help distinguish a workers status as either a contractor or employee.

Hiring someone as an independent contractor can have many advantages for employers.

Among them are that independent contractors:

  • Can be hired on a per-project basis and let go when the project is complete,
  • May be more experienced workers who want to maintain a degree of independence and don’t require the supervision that is necessary with employees, and
  • Don’t have to receive fringe benefits or workers compensation.

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