If you decide to hire an independent contractor, have them sign an independent contract to ensure that all parties are clear about their responsibilities and the terms of the contract. Terms and conditions can vary considerably from contractor to contractor. The purpose of the contract we will deal with is the fourth due date. This way, you can define exactly how or when the order discussed will be considered finished. If the customer applies a due date, you mark the first checked box. For this statement, the expected completion date must be entered (see example below). If not, check the second box if no expiry date or definition of the transaction is applied. In a case where a certain set of criteria is applied to define the conclusion of the order, check the third box and report it directly to the empty line provided. A very important part of the agreement, the status of self-employed contractor shows that the worker entering the commercial relationship is an independent contractor and not a worker. It shows the following rights of the contractor: this part of the agreement indicates that the self-employed contractor is not entitled to sickness benefits, leave benefits, health benefits, pension benefits or unemployment benefits. This part of the agreement not only indicates the contractor`s performance, but also specifies that the lessor`s liability insurance does not cover the contractor. An agreement on the terms of payment between two parties. Sections include payment amount, payment schedule, stakeholders and more.