What is the Difference Between an Employee and an Independent Contractor?

Published On: Dec 17, 2020 | Read time: 7 min | Updated On: Aug 26, 2021 |

As a business grows, entrepreneurs may start considering extra help but aren’t sure where to turn. Do you hire employees or independent contractors? What’s the difference?

It turns out that there’s a big difference, not just for the worker whose help or services you’ve hired them for, but for your business. 

Independent contractors also may be faced with deciding if the work they’ve been hired to complete puts them in a position of employee or independent contractor. 

It’s important to make sure you know the key differences between employees and independent contractors. That’s where Ownr can help.