View Single Post
  #15 (permalink)  
Old 12-02-2010, 06:23 AM
Reagansky's Avatar
Reagansky Reagansky is offline
WAHM Regular
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: UT
Posts: 57

Probably the main reason you became an independent contractor (aka consultant, freelance and IC) or want to, is to be your own boss. Unfortunately, some U.S. companies don't fully understand the difference between independent contractors and employees. Even among companies that do understand the difference, there are those that attempt to exploit the relationship, because it's clearly to their advantage to do so.