Consultant & Independent Contractor Agreements

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324363

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 448

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With the help of this book, independent contractors can freelance with confidence and businesses can outsource without fear. This book explains how to establish an independent contractor relationship and provides easy-to-use sample contracts to document the relationship and avoid disputes.

Consultant and Independent Contractor Agreements

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: N.A

Category: Consultants

Page: 304

View: 1588

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Both employers and the independent contractors and consultants they hire know that an oral agreement is almost meaningless when it comes time to settle the bill or face an audit. Getting it in writing with a solid legal agreement helps everyone involved avoid misunderstandings and stay out of trouble with the IRS.Written for employers and the estimated twenty million Americans who offer their services on a contract basis, Consultant and Independent Contractor Agreements gives them legal and practical advice and all the forms they need to write a clear, solid legal agreement. It tells them everything they need to know to: -- define the project -- set fees -- establish deadlines -- satisfy IRS requirements -- avoid disputesIt also includes tear-out agreements and a disk with 15 agreements tailored to the most popular fields for independent contractors, consultants and other freelancers.

Consultant & Independent Contractor Agreements

Author: Stephen Fishman J.D

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413316522

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 408

View: 6776

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Whether you're contracting your services to others or hiring independent contractors to work for you or your business, it's essential to get everything in writing -- if you don't, you could lose time, money and credibility. Consultant and Independent Contractor Agreements gives you the plain-English instructions and easy-to-use forms you need to keep within the law, stay out of trouble and get the job done. If you're an independent contractor... Take the legal steps necessary to document each new project that comes your way -- if you get audited, you'll be glad you did. This easy-to-use book gives you all the tools you need to: put your agreement in writing define a project's scope, components and duration satisfy IRS requirements get paid on time and in full avoid disputes with clients drum up new business If you're hiring independent contractors... Using freelancers can get you great results and save you money -- but you need to know what it takes to avoid the ire of the IRS while protecting your business and intellectual property. Here's everything you need to: put your agreement in writing define a project's scope, components and duration satisfy IRS requirements protect your trade secrets, trademarks, patents and copyrights avoid disputes with independent contractors get your money's worth The 7th edition is completely updated to provide the latest rules and regulations for businesses and contractors.

Working for Yourself

Law and Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers, and Consultants

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: N.A

Category: Independent contractors

Page: 368

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For the more than twenty million Americans who are self-employed and offer their services on a contract basis, "Wage Slave No More" is the book to have. This second edition tells the reader how to successfully meet business start-up requirements, comply with strict IRS rules, draft solid consulting and independent contract agreements and get paid in full and on time. It includes complete coverage of the major changes brought about the the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Please see "Consultant and Independent Contractor Agreements" for all the legal forms and agreements necessary either to work as an independent contractor of consultant or to run a home-based business.

Commercial Contracts

Strategies for Drafting and Negotiating

Author: Vladimir R. Rossman,Morton Moskin

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 145483109X

Category: Law

Page: 2644

View: 5367

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In two comprehensive volumes, Commercial Contracts: Strategies for Drafting and Negotiating, Second Edition presents the insights and guidance of over 30 leading specialists, all experts in their fields. These noted authorities examine the growing influence of New York law on multi-jurisdictional transactions, discuss the general expectations of parties to commercial transactions, and identify critical issues that drafters and litigators need to consider when dealing with different types of agreements, from joint ventures and strategic alliances to government contracts, from employment agreements to shareholder agreements, and many others. By putting the expert analysis, practice tips and illustrative forms needed to draft or negotiate a contract in just hours within easy reach, Commercial Contracts: Strategies for Drafting and Negotiating makes laboring over voluminous contract law references a thing of the past. Each chapter focuses on a specific aspect of contract law or a particular kind of commercial agreement. The reference provides an extensive array of time-saving drafting tools for preparing transaction documents or closing the deal more quickly and with less effort, including: In-depth drafting suggestions and sample documents Practical guidance from seasoned experts in each area of the law Quotes from rulings, citations to cases, law reviews and other works Detailed checklists and forms Extracts from relevant laws and regulations Case and statutory references And much more

Working With Independent Contractors

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323839

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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Working With Independent Contractors is a must-own for anyone who currently employs or is considering working with an independent contractor. People who want to or already do work with independent contractors will buy this book because it guides them through each component of the independent contractor arrangement and shows them in detail how to avoid legal troubles related to it.

Wage Slave No More

Law and Taxes for the Self-employed

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9780873374583

Category: Independent contractors

Page: 368

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The era of lifetime employment is over. Millions of people have gone into business for themselves rather than sign on for a ride on the corporate roller coaster.

Drafting Internet Agreements

Author: Gregory J. Battersby,Charles W. Grimes,Leonard T. Nuara

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735598967

Category: Law

Page: 1444

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Drafting Internet Agreements, Second Edition is the most comprehensive single volume collection of annotated forms for the internet. The book also offers valuable insights for business executives who want to know how internet transactions are structured and how to negotiate the best deals. This easy-to-use reference with accompanying CD-ROM offers instant access to more than 40 sample agreements for every area of internet practice including: Internet advertising Internet consulting Electronic commerce Internet joint ventures Internet licensing Technology development Website agreements And more Each form has been developed by the authors or other experienced internet law practitioners and has been used in actual transactions. Organized by type of transaction, each chapter includes a full agreement that illustrates the entire transaction as a seamless whole, as well as a variety of agreements for closely related issues. For each form, the authors provide a brief overview, an analysis of the different kinds of forms that relate to the topic, and a description of the form's applicability and use. Coverage includes: Developing the content portion of the website Seeking intellectual property protection of website content Resolving domain name disputes Seeking to recover a domain name to which you have rights Linking a website to other sites Raising capital to develop and operate a site Marketing the Internet site Selling advertising on the internet site And more. A andquot;Practice Tipsandquot; section before each form identifies the andquot;hot spotsandquot; that are likely to arise during the transaction, and offers guidance on resolving these hotly negotiated provisions quickly. Detailed checklists assist in drafting the final agreement. Drafting Internet Agreements, Second Edition also includes a free companion CD-ROM containing over 40 forms presented in the guide, making it easy to incorporate the forms into a word processing program.

Retire-And Start Your Own Business

Author: Martha Sargent

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315534

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 7651

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The only book that helps entrepreneurial retirees figure out how to get that dream business up and running! If you plan to retire and start your own business then this one-of-a-kind book is ideal for you. A comprehensive, step-by-step guide, Retire -- And Start Your Own Business is packed with practical, hands-on tools (including a CD-ROM) to help entrepreneurs like you pick and run a perfect business. This book is at the leading edge of the new retirement: more retirees need or want to keep working. It shows you how to: define success for you take stock of your skills and experience work with the time and money you have generate business ideas perform four "reality checks" on your best idea get ready to launch your business understand important legal, financial and tax matters find the best health insurance and more Plus: Retire--And Start Your Own Business provides dozens of exercises that can help you understand exactly what you want from your businesses and your life. The CD-ROM provides Excel spreadsheets, plus additional worksheets and lessons not included in the book. The CD-ROM that accompanies the printed version of this book includes forms or other tools; in this eBook, you'll find all those documents in the appendix or at the back of the book.

Successful Independent Consulting

Turn Your Career Experience Into a Consulting Business

Author: Douglas Florzak

Publisher: Logical Directions, Inc.

ISBN: 9780967156545

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 214

View: 1543

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Presents a clear road map for starting and maintaining a successful consulting business. Whether you are already a consultant or thinking about becoming one, this guide has everything you need. This book shows you how to: - Create a business plan - Set your rate - Select the legal form of your business - Set up retirement funding - Choose appropriate insurance - Market on the Internet - Understand basic record keeping Also included is a recommended resource list and sample worksheets to help you start and maintain your consulting business. If you are an experienced professional at a crossroads in your career, this book can point you in the right direction.

Architect and Engineer Liability

Claims Against Design Professionals

Author: Kevin R. Sido

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735561036

Category: Law

Page: 734

View: 4946

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Now you can keep construction design exposure to a minimum! Prepared for design and construction professionals and their attorneys, this comprehensive, up-to-date resource is written by eminent authorities in the field. It details all relevant topics: risk management, alternative dispute resolution, trial conduct, handling shop drawings, insurance and surety, and more. You'll get straightforward answers to all your legal questions, as well as examples of the valuable lessons learned by leading design and construction experts.