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					This is an agreement between an independent contractor and a company that is
engaging the contractor's services. An independent contractor is a natural person,
business, or corporation that provides goods or services to another entity under terms
specified in a contract or with a verbal agreement. This document in its draft form
contains numerous of the standard clauses commonly used in these types of
agreements, however, additional language may be added allowing for customization to
ensure the specific terms of the parties’ agreement are addressed. This form is useful
to a person or entity that wishes to hire an independent contractor.
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT

This Independent Contractor Agreement (the "Agreement") is made and entered between:
____________________________with its business place at _____________________
hereinafter referred to as “Company” and
____________________________, an individual residing at
_____________________hereinafter referred to as "Contractor".
Background:
    A. WHEREAS, Company is in the business of __________________________{Instruction:
       describe business of Company};
    B. WHEREAS, Company desires to retain Contractor [non]exclusively for the purpose of
       ________________, {Instruction: describe and/or list duties and responsibilities of
       Contractor.} and;
In consideration of the covenants and conditions hereinafter set forth, Company and Contractor
agree as follows:

   1. TERM

This Agreement shall commence on ________________201__ and shall expire on ______            ,
201___ (the “Term”) unless terminated earlier in accordance with Clause 9, below.

   2. ENGAGEMENT

Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the Company is engaging Contractor, as
an independent contractor for __________________________(hereinafter, “Work”).

   3. SERVICES

Contractor shall perform services (the "Work") for the Company as specified in Schedule "A",
attached hereto and made part hereof, which may be amended in writing from time-to-time, and
agreed to by the Company.

   4. PAYMENT

       (a) Fees. In consideration of the services to be performed by the Contractor under this
           Agreement, the Employer agrees to pay the Contractor in the amounts and in
           accordance with Schedule B, attached to this Agreement.

       (b) Reimbursable Expenses. The Employer shall reimburse Independent Contractor’s
           reasonable travel expenses incurred in performing services pursuant to this
           Agreement, including ______________________________, [LIST ITEMS
           SPECIFICALLY REIMBURSEABLE] but not including personal expenses such
           as lodging, meals, cellular telephone, etc. Reimbursement will only be made upon
           presentation by Contractor to the Employer of itemized receipts for expenses included
           with the weekly report described in Section 2(c).




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       (c) Weekly Reporting. For all weeks during which the Independent Contractor performs
           services or incurs reimbursable expenses pursuant to this Agreement, he shall provide
           to the Employer, on a weekly basis, during the Term, a written report of all such
           hours worked and reimbursable expenses incurred (including receipts). The
           Independent Contractor’s compensation and reimbursement is payable within 30 days
           following the Employer’s receipt of the Independent Contractor’s weekly report.

   5. CONFIDENTIALITY

(a) Contractor recognises and acknowledges that the Company possesses certain Confidential
Information that constitutes a valuable, special, and unique asset. Confidential Information shall
include all information and materials belonging to, used by, or in the possession of the Company
relating to its products, processes, services, technology, inventions, patents, ideas, contracts,
financial information, developments, business strategies, pricing, current and prospective
customers, marketing plans, and trade secrets of every kind and character,

(b) Confidential Information shall not include: information that was already within the public
domain at the time the information is acquired by Contractor; or, information that subsequently
becomes pub
				
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Description: This is an agreement between an independent contractor and a company that is engaging the contractor's services. An independent contractor is a natural person, business, or corporation that provides goods or services to another entity under terms specified in a contract or with a verbal agreement. This document in its draft form contains numerous of the standard clauses commonly used in these types of agreements, however, additional language may be added allowing for customization to ensure the specific terms of the parties’ agreement are addressed. This form is useful to a person or entity that wishes to hire an independent contractor.
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