Definition: [ˌɪndɪˈpendənt kənˈtræktər] is a person that performs services for business by a written agreement. Such an individual is not subject to control or management by the client, except for the cases specified in the contract. An independent contractor decides how to provide contractual services and coordinate results. He or she pays for own taxes and social security. Contractors exercise their relationship with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), using appropriate forms and procedures.
In a sentence Independent Contractor:
Relating to this project, it is inappropriate to apply to the help of an independent contractor.
The independent contractor deliberately made a mistake in the calculations, having received extra money for the purchase of equipment.
Synonyms and related words: freelancer, self-contained supervisor, autonomous manager