This Agreement (the "Agreement") is made on February 21, 2024, by and between RMJ Small Biz, LLC (the "Company"), located at 2312 Elliston Place, #458 in the County of Davidson, and , (the "Independent Contractor" or "Contractor")
The Independent Contractor is secured to provide the services described below at the Company's principal place of business as aforementioned, or from the Contractor's principal place of business, if applicable, as aforementioned. The Independent Contractor represents that s/he has complied with all Federal, State and local laws regarding business permits, licenses, reporting requirements, tax withholding requirements, and other legal requirements of any kind that may be required to carry out said business and the Scope of Work which is to be performed as an Independent Contractor pursuant to this Agreement, and as such, provides his/her Employer Tax ID Number, . The Independent Contractor is or shall remain open to conducting similar tasks or services for the Company, which may not be listed or described below, or for entities other than the Company and thus holds himself or herself out to the public to be a separate business entity.
The Company desires to hire and contract the services of the Independent Contractor to perform those tasks as set forth herein. The Independent Contractor assents to this Agreement and to act and perform as an independent contractor for the aforementioned Company and is thus willing to do so on the terms and conditions as set forth herein.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the above recitals and the mutual promises and conditions contained within this Agreement, the Parties agree as follows:
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR REPRESENTATION
The implementation of this Agreement does not constitute a hiring by either party. It is therefore the intention of the parties that the Independent Contractor shall maintain an independent contractor status and shall not be considered an employee for any purposes, including, but not limited to, the application of the Federal Insurance Contribution Act, Social Security Act, Federal Unemployment Tax Act, provisions of the Federal Internal Revenue Code, State Revenue and Taxations Code relating to income tax withholding, Workers' Compensation Insurance and other benefit payments and third party liability claims.
Therefore, staying within the Scope of Work, the Independent Contractor shall retain sole and absolute discretion in the manner and means for the carrying out of his/her activities and responsibilities contained herein this Agreement. This Agreement shall not be construed or considered to be a partnership or joint venture, and the Company shall not be held liable for any obligations incurred by the Independent Contractor, unless otherwise specifically authorized as such in writing. The Independent Contractor shall not act as an agent or representative of the Company, superficially or otherwise, nor bind the Company in any manner, unless specifically authorized to do so in writing.
RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND SCOPE OF WORK
The Independent Contractor herein agrees to devote the necessary amount of time, energy and attention required to satisfactorily complete, conclude and/or archive the following duties/responsibilities:
Referral services for small business owners to include but not limited to: Accounting services for Employee Retention Credit filing, legal services regarding estate planning, providing tools and resources to assist the business owner with the support of their business.
It is expected that the above detailed services, tasks and responsibilities shall be completed by 12/31/2026, barring any reasonably unforeseeable circumstances.
FURTHERMORE, the Independent Contractor shall perform any and all responsibilities and duties that may be associated within the Scope of Work set for above, including, but not limited to, work which may already be in progress or any related change orders. The Independent Contractor shall have full discretion within the Scope of Work but shall not engage in any activity which is not expressly set forth by this Agreement without first obtaining prior written authorization.
The Independent Contractor shall be responsible to the owner(s) and/or manager(s) of the Company; however, the Independent Contractor shall not be required to follow or establish a regular or daily work schedule .
Any directions or advice provided to the Independent Contractor regarding the Scope of Work shall be considered a suggestion only and not an instruction.