Independent contractors

Independent contractors
Contractor vs. subcontractor
Learn about the difference between contractors and subcontractors and the types of liabilities that they face.
How to protect yourself with freelance business insurance
Being self-employed comes with freedom as well as risks. Learn how freelance business insurance can protect your business no matter your profession.
Starting a business
Sole proprietor vs. independent contractor: What’s the difference?

Sole proprietor and independent contractor are terms that describe people who work for themselves. Which one applies to your business depends on the taxation structure and your professional...

Human resources
Employee vs. contractor: How to make the right choice

While employees and independent contractors both complete work for your business, they have two different roles in your organization. Find out whether you should make your next hire an employee or a...

Human resources
New Jersey ruling on independent contractors maintains tough standards
New Jersey is the latest state to use the ABC test for deciding on worker classification issues. Learn about the test and why it matters to small business owners.
Workers' compensation insurance
Workers' comp insurance: When is someone a contractor?
The case of an injured horse trainer sheds light on the differences between independent contractors and employees when it comes to workers' compensation claims.
Certificate of insurance
The small business owner's guide to contractor liability insurance
Hiring an independent contractor comes with its own set of insurance considerations and requirements.
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