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Contractor or Employee

As more companies look for ways to save money, many choose to hire independent contractors instead of full-time employees. Independent contractors are paid by businesses for providing services -- like consulting or work on temporary projects -- but they are not considered employees. Some independent contractors can stay on a contract for years and years, and the line between contractors and employees can blur. However, special legal and tax considerations should be kept in mind by independent contractors and people who are self-employed, so it is important to keep the distinction in mind. Click on the links below to learn more.

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