INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENTThis Agreement is made and entered into on May 1, 2012, between Company Name(client) and C...
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A basic consulting agreement as a Word form - simply fill in your name, client's name, rate of pay, and effective dates. This basic document will protect both you and your client legally and be a binding agreement. Feel free to modify and add to this to suit your needs. (Note: I am not a lawyer, but this contract template has been developed over several years, with input from legal staff of several of my clients).

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  1. 1. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENTThis Agreement is made and entered into on May 1, 2012, between Company Name(client) and Consultant Name (consultant).1. Term/CancellationThis Agreement shall commence on , and shall continue until . Either partymay cancel this agreement with two weeks written notice. This agreement may also beextended with written notice.2. Nature and Scope of Work To Be PerformedConsultant shall work approximately hours a week. Prior approval from name ortitle of supervisor is required to exceed these hours.Expectations will include:  Expectation or outcome #1  Expectation or outcome #2  Expectation or outcome #3Complete work plan in Exhibit “A”3. Rate of Pay & InvoicingClient shall pay Consultant $ per hour/week/project for services rendered.Consultant shall submit invoices documenting dates and time worked and businessexpenses related to the work twice monthly, on the 1st and 16th of each month. Invoicesare due and payable within 15 days.4. Confidentiality and InformationEach party hereto shall hold in trust for the other party hereto, and shall not disclose toany non-party to the Agreement, any confidential information of such Other Party.Confidential information is information which relates to Such Other Party’s research,development, trade secrets or business affairs, but does not include information whichis generally known or easily ascertainable by non-parties of ordinary skill in computersystems design and programming.Consultant hereby acknowledges that during the performance of this contract, theConsultant may learn or receive confidential Client information and therefore Consultanthereby confirms that all such information relating to the Client’s business will be keptconfidential by the Consultant, except to the extent that such information is required tobe divulged to the Consultant’s clerical or support staff or associates in order to enableConsultant to perform Consultant’s contract obligation.5. Employment StatusConsultant is an independent contractor and shall not be deemed to be employed byClient. Client is hereby contracting with Consultant for the services described in ExhibitA. Consultant hereby confirms to Client that Client will not be required to furnish or