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Hi and thanks for your question. I believe I answered this question for you the other day and you paid for it. I don't want to see you pay for the same question twice, is there additional information that you need?
no- i was hoping to get a second oppinon as i really need to know what to ask an employment lawyer this week when we meet. i want to be organized as hes paid hourly
If you tell me what you are hoping to accomplish with the employment lawyer, I can give you a list of questions to ask him or her.
The first thing you should ask is: I need a good independent contractor agreement that can be used in all of these countries. Do you have the expertise to do this, or do I need an international business attorney?
And, if you are able to do this for me, will you be able to draw up one independent contractor agreement which can then be slightly modified for each country? I don't want to pay to have 5 separate independent contractor agreements drawn up.
Items to include in the independent contractor agreement: assumption of liability for all services rendered by the independent contractor; responsibility for all relevant taxes and the procurement of all necessary licenses and permits, as required, in the requisite country.
What IRS issues do I need to be aware of?
Tell him that, in essence, you want to function as a referral service between the nannies and the customers and you need an agreement that provides for that.
If I see your question up here again, I'll make sure not to open it, in case you still want another opinion. :)
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