A non-invitation agreement prevents employees from working for the contest and it can also be used to prevent an independent contractor from robbing your employees or customers. As an independent, it is important to understand that you are responsible for running your own business. Independent contractors are not entitled to the company`s benefits. This means that your client is not responsible for providing typical worker benefits, such as insurance, pension plans, paid leave, sick days or disability insurance. Contractors, professionals or consultants who wish to enter into a written agreement with their client can establish an independent contractor contract. Similarly, customers, customers or companies that wish to recruit contractors and define the service agreement by a written contract. Any independent contractor can establish an amount that will cover all expenses. This figure must also compensate the contractor for his time and expertise and should bring some benefit. You also need to be aware of your fiscal responsibility. As an independent contractor, you are required to pay what is known as an independent employment tax, which includes both employer halves and employees n. Social Security and Medicare (FICA).