Even when an individual does not pass the test, there are still a few exceptions where the individual may be an Independent Contractor. The following are noted exceptions when they are used on a limited basis;

When hiring

  • Speakers for a fee
  • Honoraria
  • Individuals receiving a Monetary Prize/Award
  • Rents
  • Royalties
  • Referees and Umpires
  • Musicians, Singers, Dancers, D.J.’s, Painters, Sculptors, Comedians, Clowns, and other similar entertainer

However, for these situations contracts are required for performers for other purposes. See Legal Counsel Website .