The contractor states and declares the following:
contractor acknowledges that the contractor operates the
contractor's own independent business and is providing
services for or in connection with the contracting party as
an independent contractor.
contractor acknowledges that the contractor is not an
employee of the contracting party and the services rendered
for or in connection with the contracting party do not
establish any right to unemployment benefits or any other
right arising from an employment relationship.
contractor is responsible for all tax liability associated
with payments received from or through the contracting party
and the contracting party will not withhold any taxes from
payments to the contractor.
contractor is responsible for obtaining and maintaining any
required registration, licenses or other authorization
necessary for the services rendered by the contractor.
contractor acknowledges at least six of the following:
(a) That the
contractor is not insured under the contracting party's
health insurance coverage or workers' compensation insurance
(b) That the
contracting party does not restrict the contractor's ability
to perform services for or through other parties and the
contractor is authorized to accept work from and perform
work for other businesses and individuals besides the
(c) That the
contractor has the right to accept or decline requests for
services by or through the contracting party.
(d) That the
contracting party expects that the contractor provides
services for other parties.
(e) That the
contractor is not economically dependent on the services
performed for or in connection with the contracting party.
(f) That the
contracting party does not dictate the performance, methods
or process the contractor uses to perform services.
(g) That the
contracting party has the right to impose quality standards
or a deadline for completion of services performed, or both,
but the contractor is authorized to determine the days
worked and the time periods of work.
(h) That the
contractor will be paid by or through the contracting party
based on the work the contractor is contracted to perform
and that the contracting party is not providing the
contractor with a regular salary or any minimum, regular
(i) That the
contractor is responsible for providing and maintaining all
tools and equipment required to perform the services
(j) That the
contractor is responsible for all expenses incurred by the
contractor in performing the services.
contractor acknowledges that the terms set forth in this
declaration apply to the contractor, the contractor's
employees and the contractor's independent contractors.