Consultant & Independent Contractor Agreements
Get your contract in writing
Whether you're an independent contractor or a business hiring independent contractors to work for you, it's important to get your deal in writing. A written agreement will help to protect your rights, define expectations, and prove that there's no employer-employee relationship.
Here you'll find specific agreements for many types of independent contractors and freelancers, including salespeople, accountants, software consultants, and construction contractors. You'll learn how to:
draft a binding agreement define a project's scope preserve confidentiality avoid disputes and lawsuits protect your intellectual property amend your agreement, and satisfy IRS requirements.
Each chapter has two agreements--one geared towards the independent contractor and one geared towards the business hiring an independent contractor.
The 9th edition--completely updated to provide the latest rules and regulations--includes a new chapter on agreements for gig economy workers.