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Independent Contractor Agreement

This is an agreement between an independent contractor and a company that is engaging the contractor's services. An independent contractor is a natural person, business, or corporation that provides goods or services to another entity under terms specified in a contract or under a verbal agreement. This document in its draft form contains numerous of the standard clauses commonly used in these types of agreements, however, additional language may be added to allow for customization to ensure the specific terms of the parties agreement are addressed. This form is useful to a person or entity that wishes to hire an independent contractor.



Independent Contractor Agreement
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This is an agreement between an independent contractor and a company that is
engaging the contractor's services. An independent contractor is a natural person,
business, or corporation that provides goods or services to another entity under terms
specified in a contract or under a verbal agreement. This document in its draft form
contains numerous of the standard clauses commonly used in these types of
agreements, however, additional language may be added to allow for customization to
ensure the specific terms of the parties agreement are addressed. This form is useful to
a person or entity that wishes to hire an independent contractor.
                INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT
THIS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) is made and
entered into as of __________, 201___ [DATE] by and between ____________________ (the
“Company”) and ___________________ (the “INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR”).

Recitals

WHEREAS, Company considers INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR qualified to perform
certain services required by and for the benefit of Company;

WHEREAS, Company wishes to retain INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR to perform such
services in the capacity of an independent contractor;

WHEREAS, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR wishes to perform such services in exchange
for the compensation as set forth in this Agreement;

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises, covenants, warranties, and other
good and valuable consideration as set forth herein, the Company and INDEPENDENT
CONTRACTOR hereby agree as follows:

Terms

    1. WORK TO BE PERFORMED

         INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR shall perform the following services for the benefit of
         Company:

         {Instruction: DESCRIBE WORK TO BE PERFORMED BY INDEPENDENT
         CONTRACTOR.}]

         (Hereinafter, collectively referred to as, the “Specified Work”).

    2. MATERIALS AND LABOR

    A. Materials. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR agrees to pay for and provide all materials,
       tools, and equipment required for the performance and timely completion of the Specified
       Work. All materials shall be of new and of good quality as determined by industry
       standards.

    B. Labor. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR shall employ an adequate number of workers
       skilled in their trades to suitably perform the Specified Work. Such workers shall possess
       a level of skill and workmanship equal to or better than that which is reasonable and
       customary for the industry.

    3. COMPENSATION


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    A. Payment. Company shall pay a fee to INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR in
       consideration for the materials and labor to be provided by INDEPENDENT
       CONTRACTOR according to the following:

         [Instruction: DESCRIBE PAYMENT TERMS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED
         TO, THE TIMING OF PAYMENTS, WHETHER SUCH PAYMENTS ARE TO BE
         MADE IN INSTALLMENTS, THE AMOUNT OF EACH PAYMENT, ANY
         PAYMENTS THAT ARE TO BE ADVANCED TO INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR,
         ETC.]

    B. Fringe Benefits. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR acknowledges that INDEPENDENT
       CONTRACTOR, as a result of his/her independent contractor status, is not entitled to any
       medical, dental, or vision insurance, pension, retirement, or profit sharing plan, or any
       other fringe benefit that may accrue to Company employees.

    4. COMPLETION OF SPECIFIC INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR WORK

    A. Milestones. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR agrees to meet the following milestones
       in connection with various portions of the Specified Work as set forth below:

         Date                        Milestone(s) to be Completed

         _________                   ________________________________
         _________                   ________________________________
         _________                   ________________________________
         _________                   ________________________________

Final Completion. The Specified Work shall be completed on _________, 201__ [DATE]

    5. LIQUIDATED DAMAGES

         In the event that the work is delayed due to neglect of INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR,
         INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR agrees to pay the Company the sum of $_______
         [AMOUNT] per _______ [DAY/WEEK/MONTH] as liquidated damages until such time
         as the work is completed.

    6. CHANGE ORDERS

         All changes to and deviations from the Specified Work must be presented to the
         Company in writing, and the Company shall approve the same before INDEPENDENT
         CONTRACTOR may implement any such modifications. INDEPENDENT
         CONTRACTOR shall increase or decrease the contract amount accordingly.

    7. INSURANCE COVERAGE




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    A. Company. Company agrees to maintain full insurance for the Specified Work during the
       period of work, in Company’s name and in the name of INDEPENDENT
       CONTRACTOR.

    B. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR agrees to obtain
       insurance to protect him/her against claims for property damage, bodily injury or death
       due to INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR’S performance of this Agreement.

    8. RELATIONSHIP OF PARTIES

         The relationship of the Parties is that of independent contractors. Nothing contained in
         this Agreement and no action by either Party shall be deemed to constitute any Party or
         any of such Party’s employees or agen

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