Manage expectations, enforce your rights, and get paid as an independent contractor.
When working as an independent contractor, it’s important not to engage in projects until you have a signed and legally-binding agreement in place. This easy-to-use and easy-to-customize contract template was created by a seasoned attorney and includes all of the major terms and conditions you need to protect yourself, your work, and your payment.
What it is: A customizable contract template created for independent contractors.
Who it’s for: Anyone who considers themself an independent contractor (videographers, photographers, assistants, etc.).
When you need it: When engaging in work as an independent contractor.
Why you need it: As an independent contractor, you are your own boss and business. This agreement helps protect you and your rights, ensuring you’re legally covered should anything go awry.
Includes the following essential clauses:
- General Purpose
- Contractor Responsibilities
- Client Responsibilities
- Independent Contractor Status
- Contractor Warranties
- Intellectual Property Rights
- Intellectual Property Ownership
- Term + Termination
- Other Business Activities
- Binding Arbitration
- Choice of Law
- No Waiver
- Force Majeure
- Headings for Convenience
- Entire Agreement
- All Rights Reserved
- Statement of Work covering:
- Contractor Services + Deliverables
- Client Deliverables
- Office Hours
- Payment Schedule
- Edits + Revisions
Other info: If your business is looking for an agreement to send to an independent contractor you're working with, then head over here.