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					This Computer Service Agreement is made between a computer consultant and a client,
whereby the client uses the computer services of the consultant. The agreement
provides for an hourly fee to be paid to the consultant for the services provided. Some
additional features that are covered in this agreement are Comprehensive General
Liability Insurance and a 'Time is of the Essence' clause which creates a rigid deadline
for the work to be completed by. It contains numerous standard provisions as well as
opportunities for customization to fit the specific needs of the parties. This document
should be used by small businesses or other entities that want to hire a computer
consultant to service or repair computers.
                                 COMPUTER SERVICE AGREEMENT

THIS COMPUTER SERVICE AGREEMENT (hereinafter “Agreement”) is made as of ____ [Month]
____ [Date], 20____ [Year], by and between __________________________ [Instruction: Insert name
of consultant/entity], with its principal place of business at_________________________ [Instruction:
Insert address of the consultant] (hereinafter “Consultant”), and __________________________
[Instruction: Insert name of client/entity], with registered address at_________________________
[Instruction: Insert address of client] (hereinafter “Client”). The Consultant and the Client may
individually be referred to as “Party”, or, collectively as “Parties”.

        WHEREAS, the Consultant is engaged in the business of providing computer and related
accessory repairs and related professional computer services to business enterprises (the “Services”); and

        WHEREAS, the Client desires to avail itself of these Services of the Consultant from time to
time in connection with the Client’s business activities in the operation of its business known as
_________________________________ [Instruction: Insert the name of business] (the “Business”)
and the Consultant desires to enter into this agreement with the Client;

    NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises and agreements contained in this
agreement, and other good and valuable consideration, the parties agree as follows:

1. Object
    The Consultant shall furnish to the Client its professional computer services in accordance with the
    details and specifications contained in Schedule “A” attached hereto. The Consultant shall perform
    such computer services at all times in accordance with the rules of the art and in full compliance with
    the statutes, laws, ordinances, and regulations governing its profession, trade, craft, or business from a
    work location situated at the address hereinabove mentioned.

2. Independent Contractor
    The Consultant shall have the sole supervision and direction of the work covered by this Agreement
    and shall be responsible for the manner in which the said work is done, for the method employed in
    doing the same and for all acts and things done in the performance of the Consultant’s obligations
    hereunder, except for departing from the Consultant’s normal practices which may be requested by
    the Client from time to time. Nothing contained in this Agreement and the relationship created
    between the Parties hereby shall, directly, or indirectly, constitute the Consultant as agent or servant
    of the Client and further, nothing herein shall operate or be construed to relieve the Consultant of any
    duties or obligations imposed upon Consultant as an independent contractor.


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3. Expenses
    In addition to the agreed upon consideration for the Consultant’s fees as set forth in section 6 hereof,
    the Client shall reimburse the Consultant for all reasonable expenses, including transportation
    expenses, incurred during the performance of the Consultant’s Service provided such expenses are
    within the budget approved in writing by the Client (“Approved Expenses”). The Client shall pay the
    Consultant for Approved Expenses within ___________ (___) [Thirty (30)] days upon the submittal
    of expense statements together with duly receipted bills or vouchers.

4. Levies
    Subject to any federal or state legislation imposing on the Client the express duty to withhold or
    deduct premiums, taxes, or levies as the case may be, the Consultant shall be responsible to withhold
    or deduct premiums, taxes, or levies as the case may be, the Consultant shall be responsible to
    withhold and remit any deductions for taxes, levies, or contributions imposed by any authority in
    respect of both the remuneration paid under this Agreement and the work incidental thereto.

5. Comprehensive General Liability Insurance
    a. The Client agrees to obtain and maintain insurance coverage for at least __________ dollars (
        $______) [Instruction: Insert the amount of insurance coverage which the client agrees to
        obtain and maintain] per occurrence to cover Client’s liability at law or under this Agreement
        for personal injury or death or property damage (such coverage being generally referred to as
        “Comprehensive General Liability Insurance”), including damage to property of the Client, and
        including liability arising from employer’s liability for Workers’ Compensation under Risk
        Retention Act pursuant to Section __, Chapter __, Title __ of ________________ Code. The
        certificate or endorsement(s) shall specifically cover operations under this Agreement, shall name
        the Consultant as an insured party in respect of losses or claims referred to herein, and shall
        contain a cross liability clause. Such insurance shall remain in full force and effect throughout
        the term of this Agreement, and the above documents shall contain a provision that none of the
        insurance shall be materially altered, amended, or cancelled, except after ___________ (___)
        [Thirty (◊ 30)] days prior written notice to the Consultant.
    b. Copies of all policies or appropriate certificates or endorsements shall be provided forthwith to
        the Consultant and upon the Consultant’s reasonable requests from time to time while this
        Agreement is in full force and effect.




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6. Consultant’s Fees
    The Client shall pay the Consultant for its Services an hourly fee of __________ ($____)
    [Instruction: Insert the amount of hourly fee payable] dollars (the “Fees”), which sum shall be
    invoiced to the Client on a ___________ [Instruction: Insert              weekly/bi-weekly/monthly       as
    applicable]basis and paid by the Client to the Consultant by no later than the ___________ (___)
    [Instruction: Insert day, e.g. Tenth (10)] day of each and every month provided the Consultant has
    submitted an invoice for Services performed.

7. Term
    This contract shall be deemed to have come into force and effect on the ____ [Month] ____ [Date]
    20____ [Year] and shall continue for ______ (__) [Two (2)] years (the “Term”) ending on ____
    [Month] ____ [Date], 20____ [Year]. These dates may be de
				
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Description: This Computer Service Agreement is made between a computer consultant and a client, whereby the client uses the computer services of the consultant. The agreement provides for an hourly fee to be paid to the consultant for the services provided. Some additional features that are covered in this agreement are Comprehensive General Liability Insurance and a 'Time is of the Essence' clause which creates a rigid deadline for the work to be completed by. It contains numerous standard provisions as well as opportunities for customization to fit the specific needs of the parties. This document should be used by small businesses or other entities that want to hire a computer consultant to service or repair computers.
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