Employee or independent contractor: How to find out?

What are the differences between employee and independent contractor?

At several points it becomes essential for businesses to differentiate between an employee and an independent contractor. There are several points of distinction between the two. Of all the factors that affect one’s status as an employee or a contractor, it is the degree of control the person holds on his job  which is most important. There are several other factors too like the duration of employment, payment, resources used for the job etc. which are used to decide one from the other.

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