In law, the key tests as to whether a person is an employee or an independent contractor include whether the services are carried out by a person on his own account, and the degree of control over the performance of the job.

Easyform Glossary of Law Terms. — UK law terms.

Working for oneself, performing jobs for and receiving pay directly from clients instead of working for an employer for wages or a salary.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Owning and working in a business other than a corporation, as opposed to working for an employer.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → Business Accounting, Bookkeeping & Finances
Category: Business Cash Flow Problems & Bankruptcy
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → Business Tax & Deductions
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc.
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement → Taxes → Tax Audits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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