Independent Contractor Agreement
(Pro-service Recipient) (CA)


This form is an independent contractor agreement between an independent contractor and the party for whom the independent contractor will perform specified services in California. This form includes practical guidance, drafting notes, alternate clauses, and optional clauses.This form has been drafted with terms that favor the client receiving the services and is intended for private employers. Its language has been customized to comply with California and federal law. As a result, the text of this form differs from the non-jurisdictional Independent Contractor Agreement (Pro-Service Recipient).The terms "Contractor" and "Client" are used to help avoid the parties' relationship being characterized as an employee/employer relationship. Note, however, that the key determination of whether a worker is characterized as an employee or independent contractor hinges on control. The more a Client controls a Contractor, the more likely an employee/employer relationship exists instead of a ...