What is a contractor?
A contractor is a freelancer, contingent worker or other non-permanent temporary worker who is engaged to fulfill a staffing need on a per-project basis or for a specified duration.
Where do contractors work?
Contractors may work at a physical office location, client site or remotely.
Why do we need contractors?
The need for a contractor may arise from a specialized skill needed on a project, coverage for a leave of absence, temporary uptick of work, or other contingent, specialized situations.
How do contractors receive compensation?
Most contractors are payrolled through a third-party vendor or paid on a 1099 basis through EY as an independent contractor.