Consultant Independent Contractor Agreements

Consultant   Independent Contractor Agreements Author Stephen Fishman
ISBN-10 9781413324365
Year 2017-09-27
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher Nolo
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Get your contract in writing Whether you're an independent contractor or a business hiring independent contractors to work for you, it's important to get your deal in writing. A written agreement will help to protect your rights, define expectations, and prove that there's no employer-employee relationship. Here you'll find specific agreements for many types of independent contractors and freelancers, including salespeople, accountants, software consultants, and construction contractors. You'll learn how to: draft a binding agreement define a project's scope preserve confidentiality avoid disputes and lawsuits protect your intellectual property amend your agreement, and satisfy IRS requirements. Each chapter has two agreements--one geared towards the independent contractor and one geared towards the business hiring an independent contractor. The 9th edition--completely updated to provide the latest rules and regulations--includes a new chapter on agreements for gig economy workers.

Consultant Independent Contractor Agreements

Consultant   Independent Contractor Agreements Author Stephen Fishman
ISBN-10 9781413314403
Year 2008-09-25
Pages 408
Language en
Publisher Nolo
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Whether you're contracting your services to others or hiring independent contractors to work for you or your business, it's essential to get everything in writing -- if you don't, you could lose time, money and credibility. Consultant and Independent Contractor Agreements gives you the plain-English instructions and easy-to-use forms you need to keep within the law, stay out of trouble and get the job done. If you're an independent contractor... Take the legal steps necessary to document each new project that comes your way-- if you get audited, you'll be glad you did. This easy-to-use book gives you all the tools you need to: put your agreement in writing define a project's scope, components and duration satisfy IRS requirements get paid on time and in full avoid disputes with clients drum up new business If you're hiring independent contractors... Using freelancers can get you great results and save you money-- but you need to know what it takes to avoid the ire of the IRS while protecting your business and intellectual property. Here's everything you need to: put your agreement in writing define a project's scope, components and duration satisfy IRS requirements protect your trade secrets, trademarks, patents and copyrights avoid disputes with independent contractors get your money's worth The 6th edition is completely updated to provide the latest rules and regulations for businesses and contractors. The CD-ROM that accompanies the printed version of this book includes forms or other tools; in this eBook, you'll find all those documents in the appendix or at the back of the book.

Consultant Independent Contractor Agreements

Consultant   Independent Contractor Agreements Author Stephen Fishman J.D
ISBN-10 9781413316520
Year 2011-09-16
Pages 408
Language en
Publisher Nolo
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Whether you're contracting your services to others or hiring independent contractors to work for you or your business, it's essential to get everything in writing -- if you don't, you could lose time, money and credibility. Consultant and Independent Contractor Agreements gives you the plain-English instructions and easy-to-use forms you need to keep within the law, stay out of trouble and get the job done. If you're an independent contractor... Take the legal steps necessary to document each new project that comes your way -- if you get audited, you'll be glad you did. This easy-to-use book gives you all the tools you need to: put your agreement in writing define a project's scope, components and duration satisfy IRS requirements get paid on time and in full avoid disputes with clients drum up new business If you're hiring independent contractors... Using freelancers can get you great results and save you money -- but you need to know what it takes to avoid the ire of the IRS while protecting your business and intellectual property. Here's everything you need to: put your agreement in writing define a project's scope, components and duration satisfy IRS requirements protect your trade secrets, trademarks, patents and copyrights avoid disputes with independent contractors get your money's worth The 7th edition is completely updated to provide the latest rules and regulations for businesses and contractors.

Working for Yourself

Working for Yourself Author Stephen Fishman J.D
ISBN-10 9781413316162
Year 2011-02-18
Pages 378
Language en
Publisher Nolo
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Be your own boss -- easily, efficiently and successfully -- with this bestseller! Whether you're an independent contractor, freelancer, or consultant, it all adds up to the same thing: You need to be more aware of laws and taxes than the average person. Fortunately, Working for Yourself provides all the information you need to stay on top of it all. An independent contractor himself, Stephen Fishman shows you everything you need to know to: meet business start-up requirements pick a business structure set up home or outside offices obtain permits and licenses price your services or products comply with strict IRS rules establish sound business relationships avoid unfair contracts draft good agreements keep good records get paid in full and on time and much, much more The 8th edition is completely revised to provide the up-to-date information you need, including the most current tax rates and legal rules for contractors. Whether you already work for yourself or are thinking about making the move, Working for Yourself will help make sure you do it right.

Working with Independent Contractors

Working with Independent Contractors Author Stephen Fishman
ISBN-10 9781413323832
Year 2017
Pages 392
Language en
Publisher Nolo
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Working With Independent Contractors is a must-own for anyone who currently employs or is considering working with an independent contractor. People who want to or already do work with independent contractors will buy this book because it guides them through each component of the independent contractor arrangement and shows them in detail how to avoid legal troubles related to it.

Working for Yourself

Working for Yourself Author Stephen Fishman
ISBN-10 PSU:000049201574
Year 2001-01
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher NOLO
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For the more than twenty million Americans who are self-employed and offer their services on a contract basis, "Wage Slave No More" is the book to have. This second edition tells the reader how to successfully meet business start-up requirements, comply with strict IRS rules, draft solid consulting and independent contract agreements and get paid in full and on time. It includes complete coverage of the major changes brought about the the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Please see "Consultant and Independent Contractor Agreements" for all the legal forms and agreements necessary either to work as an independent contractor of consultant or to run a home-based business.

Talent Is Not Enough

Talent Is Not Enough Author Shel Perkins
ISBN-10 9780321713292
Year 2010-04-22
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher Pearson Education
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The best business guide for design professionals just got better! This revised and expanded second edition includes everything designers need—besides talent—to turn their artistic success into business success. You’ll find information on key issues facing designers from freelancing to managing established design firms. A strong visual focus and to-the-point text take the fear factor out of learning about thorny business realities like staffing, marketing, bookkeeping, intellectual property, and more. These smart business practices are essential to success in graphic, Web, and industrial design. Here are just a few of the things you’ll learn: • How to get on the right career path • The best way to determine pricing • How to avoid common legal pitfalls • How to manage large projects • The secrets of efficient design teams • How to forecast your workload and finances Talent Is Not Enough provides a big-picture context for these and other challenges and shares practical, real-world advice. Since its first publication, the book has become an essential resource for both students and working professionals in these areas and more: • Design planning and strategy • Corporate identity development • Publication and editorial design • Brand identity and packaging design • Advertising and promotion design • Marketing communications • Environmental design • Industrial design • Motion graphics • Interaction design • Information design “It is rare to find one individual with such a wide range of knowledge in the design-related fields. And, because of his experience as a designer, Shel brings a sensitivity and understanding to administrative issues while still respecting the artistic side of our industry.” Frank Maddocks, President, Maddocks & Company “Now that design skills have become a commodity, you need business skills to focus them. Shel has written a crackerjack book that will be on the shelf of every ambitious designer.” Marty Neumeier, author of Zag and The Brand Gap

Business Contracts

Business Contracts Author Laura Plimpton
ISBN-10 9781613081303
Year 2007-03
Pages 278
Language en
Publisher Entrepreneur Press
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Create and Review Your Own Contracts Minimize your legal risks and lock in profits as experienced contract attorney Laura Plimpton walks you through a fail-safe method of reviewing any contract. Learn to identify and neutralize the trick phrases that can create enormous risks for you and your business. Plimpton’s expert advice can save you thousands of dollars in legal fees and may just prevent you from entering into a contract that could bankrupt your business. Plimpton covers: * A 10-minute foolproof system for reviewing any business contract * 23 terms that bulletproof a contract * 6 secrets for successful contracts * 5 terms that can ruin a deal * Powerful strategies for turning any contract to your advantage Use this arsenal of tools to protect your business by making sure every contract you sign is fair and binding. Critical Checklists and Sample Contracts on CD-ROM! Sample Contracts include: * Consulting Agreement * Construction Agreement * Service Agreement * Assignment and Assumption Agreement * Independent Contractor Agreement * Facility Agreement * Terms of Sale * Terms of Purchase Plus critical checklists for: * Modifying or extending an existing contract * Service agreements where your company is the service provider * Purchase orders where your company is the seller or buyer * Contracts where your company is the buyer of services * And more!

Nonprofit Kit For Dummies

Nonprofit Kit For Dummies Author Stan Hutton
ISBN-10 9781119280088
Year 2016-12-12
Pages 408
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Help your nonprofit thrive Need practical advice on running a nonprofit? No problem! Packed with the latest tips and techniques on starting and managing a charitable organization, this easy-to-follow guide offers everything you need to help your nonprofit endure the ups and downs of the economy. From applying for your tax exemption to raising money to pay for your programs, it covers it all. So get ready to bring in the bucks — and enjoy watching your nonprofit prosper. Write a mission statement Craft a compelling pitch Raise money online Apply for grants Get the word out Adapt in hard times Prepare a solid budget Project cash flow

Deduct It

Deduct It Author Stephen Fishman
ISBN-10 9781413323245
Year 2016-11-04
Pages 544
Language en
Publisher Nolo
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Reduce your taxes Completely updated for 2016 returns! Deduct It! shows you how to maximize your business deductions quickly, easily and legally. Easy to read and full of real-world examples, Deduct It! will pay for itself many times over. It covers deductions for: start-up and operating expenses travel, meals, and entertainment home offices medical expenses under Obamacare equipment and inventory and more. Deduct It! shows you how to avoid problems with the IRS, including having your business classified as a hobby. Whether your enterprise is just starting or well established, this book is indispensable to your financial success. Includes the top business deductions—the most valuable ones and how to claim them.

Legal Guide to Web Software Development

Legal Guide to Web   Software Development Author Stephen Fishman
ISBN-10 9781413305326
Year 2007
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Nolo
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For people in the software industry, failure to understand the tangle of complex rules governing software development and protection can cost thousands of dollars. This book is their salvation -- it covers everything they need to know about: § copyrights and trademarks § trade secrets and patent protection § employment agreements § working with independent contractors and employees § development, publishing and consulting agreements § multimedia development.Includes the step-by-step instructions and forms needed to register a software copyright with the U.S. Copyright Office. All contracts, agreements and legal forms are provided on a dual platform CD-ROM.

Security Consulting

Security Consulting Author Charles A. Sennewald
ISBN-10 0080516866
Year 2004-08-10
Pages 195
Language en
Publisher Butterworth-Heinemann
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Since 9/11, business and industry has paid close attention to security within their own organizations. In fact, no other time in modern history has business and industry been more concerned with security issues. A new concern for security measures to combat potential terrorism, sabotage, theft and disruption- which could bring any business to it's knees- has swept the nation. This has opened up a huge opportunity for private investigators and security professionals as consultants. Many retiring law enforcement and security management professionals look to enter the private security consulting market. Security consulting often involves conducting in depth security surveys so businesses will know exactly where security holes are present and where they need improvement to limit their exposure to various threats. The Third Edition of Security Consulting introduces security and law enforcement professionals to the career and business of security consulting. It provides new and potential consultants with the practical guidelines needed to start up and maintain a successful independent practice. This new edition includes updated and expanded information on marketing, fees and expenses, forensic consulting, the use of computers, and the need for professional growth. The useful sample forms will be updated in addition to the new promotion opportunities and keys to conducting research on the Web. - The only book of its kind dedicated to a ground-up approach to beginning a security consulting practice - Proven, practical methods to establish and run a security consulting business - New coverage of utilizing the power of the Internet.

Contracts for the Film Television Industry

Contracts for the Film   Television Industry Author Mark Litwak
ISBN-10 1935247077
Year 2012
Pages 483
Language en
Publisher
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Contracts for the Film and Television Industry is an invaluable collection of sample entertainment contracts accompanied by legalese-free discussions of their key concepts and terms. The third edition of this popular handbook is revised and expanded (adding 18 new contracts) making it the ultimate entertainment-law guide for all independent filmmakers, who, armed with it, can save themselves thousands of dollars in legal fees. Contracts for the Film and Television Industry contains 80 contracts covering: Basic provisions of entertainment contracts; Depiction and copyright releases; Literary submissions and sales; Artist employment; Collaborations; Music; Financing; Production; Distribution and exhibition; Merchandising; Retainers; and much more, including a glossary of relevant terms.

Drafting Internet Agreements

Drafting Internet Agreements Author Gregory J. Battersby
ISBN-10 9780735598966
Year 2010
Pages 1444
Language en
Publisher Aspen Publishers Online
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Drafting Internet Agreements, Second Edition is the most comprehensive single volume collection of annotated forms for the internet. The book also offers valuable insights for business executives who want to know how internet transactions are structured and how to negotiate the best deals. This easy-to-use reference with accompanying CD-ROM offers instant access to more than 40 sample agreements for every area of internet practice including: Internet advertising Internet consulting Electronic commerce Internet joint ventures Internet licensing Technology development Website agreements And more Each form has been developed by the authors or other experienced internet law practitioners and has been used in actual transactions. Organized by type of transaction, each chapter includes a full agreement that illustrates the entire transaction as a seamless whole, as well as a variety of agreements for closely related issues. For each form, the authors provide a brief overview, an analysis of the different kinds of forms that relate to the topic, and a description of the form's applicability and use. Coverage includes: Developing the content portion of the website Seeking intellectual property protection of website content Resolving domain name disputes Seeking to recover a domain name to which you have rights Linking a website to other sites Raising capital to develop and operate a site Marketing the Internet site Selling advertising on the internet site And more. A andquot;Practice Tipsandquot; section before each form identifies the andquot;hot spotsandquot; that are likely to arise during the transaction, and offers guidance on resolving these hotly negotiated provisions quickly. Detailed checklists assist in drafting the final agreement. Drafting Internet Agreements, Second Edition also includes a free companion CD-ROM containing over 40 forms presented in the guide, making it easy to incorporate the forms into a word processing program.