Tax Compliance Guidelines
Employee vs. Independent Contractor

Activity: Employee vs. Independent Contractor
Financial Policy: FIN-PAY-IV-220, Determination of Employee or Independent Contractor Status
Related Policies: N/A
Additional Forms: Independent Contractor Questionnaire
Things to Know:
  • Any individual performing services for the university will be presumed to be an employee unless the individual meets all of the independent contractor criteria, established within policy FIN-PAY-IV-220. All departments need to ensure these criteria are met prior to setting up a vendor to be paid for services as an independent contractor.

Please contact University Tax Services, for more information.