There are several straightforward steps you can follow to initially comprehend and subsequently minimize the risk of contractor misclassification.

  1. 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.
  2. Familiarize yourself with the rules: When engaging with new contractors, review the misclassification regulations for each country to maintain compliance.
  3. Utilize Openforce for contractor onboarding, management, and payment processing.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.