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Independent Contractor

Office of Sponsored Programs
E230 Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
Ph: (716) 673-3528

An independent contractor is subject to the control and direction of the organization for which services are performed only as to the result of the work and not as to the means. An independent contractor is compensated based on an established fee and payment is made throughout the Research Foundation's vendor payment system.

The most frequently used categories of independent contactors are:
  • Consultant
  • Lecturer
  • Technical Service

Twenty Factors of the "Common Law Test"
(classifying workers as Independent Contractors or employees)


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