A Utah independent contractor agreement outlines the terms and conditions of a business relationship wherein an independent contractor provides services for a client in exchange for compensation. In addition to services and compensation, this type of agreement includes terms regarding expenses, costs, delegation, termination, confidentiality, and the independent contractor’s status. An independent contractor is not an employee or a partner, but a separate entity hired temporarily by a client to perform a service. Because of their employment status, the independent contractor can take on business, jobs, tasks as they see fit; however, they are responsible for their own taxes, insurance, permits, workers’ compensation, and unemployment compensation. A signed independent contractor agreement cannot be terminated until the service is complete or both parties agree to end the arrangement.

Laws – § 34A-2-103(2)(b)(i)