This is an agreement entered into between a freelancer and a company for the
freelancer's services. The freelancer agrees to provide services related to and in
support of their expertise for the benefit of the company. Additionally, the agreement
provides that the freelancer will be employed as an independent contractor. This
document should be used by small businesses or freelancers to enter into an
agreement for services on an independent contractor basis.
THIS FREELANCER AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”) dated the ______ day
of _______________, 20______, between _______________________ (hereinafter referred to
as the “Freelancer”) and _______________________ (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”).
IN CONSIDERATION of the premises and of the mutual covenants and
agreements herein contained, the parties hereto agree as follows:
1. PARTIES: Whereas the Freelancer is engaged in the business of _____________________
(the “Services”) [Comment: set forth briefly the services that will be provided by
Freelancer] and the Company wishes to obtain the services of the Freelancer for the purposes of
___________________________. [Comment: set forth in purpose for obtaining the services]
A. The Freelancer and the Company hereby acknowledge and agree that the term of the
Agreement shall commence on the date this Agreement is executed by each of the
Freelancer and the Company and shall continue for a period of _____________, and
terminate on the _____ day of ______________, 20_______.
[Comment: instead of setting a specific date here, user may end the term upon the
completion of a specific task or event]
B. The Freelancer and the Company hereby acknowledge and agree that should either party
violate any terms or conditions of this Agreement, then the other party (the “Non-
Breaching Party”) shall have the right to terminate this Agreement immediately upon
written notice by the Non-breaching Party. This Agreement may be terminated by the
Non-breaching Party by providing ________  days written notice to the other party.
A. The Freelancer hereby acknowledges and agrees to provide the following Services to the
[Comment: set forth in detail the services that will be provided by Freelancer]
B. The Freelancer and the Company hereby acknowledge and agree that the Freelancer may
perform the Services for the Company in any manner or means the Freelancer deems fit.
The Freelancer shall submit all work relating to the Services to be performed to the
Company on the deadlines provided by the Company to the Freelancer, or upon such
other dates and times as the parties hereto may agree in writing.
4. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES: The Freelancer hereby represents and
warrants to the Company, that any Services provided to the Company by the Freelancer shall be
the Freelancer’s own original work, and will not infringe on the rights of any other party and has
not been obtained by unlawful means. The Services provided by the Freelancer to the Company
will not violate any copyright or other intellectual property rights of any third party.
A. The Company hereby acknowledges and agrees to pay to the Freelancer the sum of
__________________ dollars ($_________) for Services performed.
B. The Freelancer and the Company hereby acknowledge and agree that the Freelancer
will not be paid hourly by the Company, but shall be paid the sum as set out in
section 5A hereof, upon the completion of the Services to the Company.
[Comment: user may instead insert an hourly rate for the Freelancer. Make sure to
specifically set forth the rate and how the work will be tracked]
C. The Freelancer and the Company hereby acknowledge and agree that the Company
shall pay the agreed upon sum to the Freelancer within ________ (___) days of the
completion of the Services by way of certified check, money order, bank draft, wire
transfer or direct deposit, or by such other means as the parties hereto may agree in
D. Any and all amounts which remain unpaid to the Freelancer for a period of over
________ (____) days by the Company shall bear interest in the amount of _____
percent (___%) per month.
E. The Company hereby acknowledges and agrees that, should the Freelancer have to
take any necessary steps to enforce collection of any and all sums due and owing to
the Freelancer under this Agreement, the Company shall be responsible for the
payment of the Freelancer’s reasonable out-of-pocket expenses to collect such sums
due and owing to the Freelancer.
6. TAXES: The Freelancer and the Company hereby acknowledge and agree that the Freelancer,
in his/her capacity as an independent contractor, shall be solely responsible for the collecting,
reporting and remitting of any taxes due and owing to any relevant govern