There are several straightforward steps you can follow to initially comprehend and subsequently minimize the risk of contractor misclassification.
- Assess your current situation: If you are already collaborating with contractors, ensure you are not violating any regulations. Our complimentary calculator can guide you through crucial questions and evaluate your existing risk.
- Familiarize yourself with the rules: When engaging with new contractors, review the misclassification regulations for each country to maintain compliance.
- Utilize Openforce for contractor onboarding, management, and payment processing.
- Implement compliant contracts: It is essential to use legally-compliant contracts adhering to local labor laws for each contractor’s location. Relying on a standard global contract is insufficient.
- Address cross-border complexities: When contractors are located within your business’s country, compliance is straightforward. However, when dealing with foreign-based contractors, navigating the legal landscape can be challenging.