independent contractor

Definition of "independent contractor"
  1. A person who works for another person or company on a contract basis with full control over how they complete their work but is not considered an employee; therefore, taxes don't get withheld and paid by the employer
How to use "independent contractor" in a sentence
  1. The company hired an independent contractor to redesign their website.
  2. Jane prefers working as an independent contractor rather than as a full-time employee.
  3. Lawsuits related to independent contractor status can be complex and typically revolve around payment and worker's rights.

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