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This is a common question,
the difference between a contractor and subcontractor is minimal,
a contractor is a person who works for themselves, and will be paid a 1099 instead of a w2, as they are not employees,
a subcontractor has a contract with a contractor to provide some portion of the work or services on a project which the contractor has agreed to perform.
The subcontractor is not an employee, but another independant contractor,
The way this would work is that a contractor would obtain a project from a client,
and would be paid a set fee, the contractor would hire a subcontractor to perform some of the work, and pay them a set fee for the work, in a construction project such as a house, the contractor would be paid by the developer, and they will then hire independent subcontractors for the window, or electric or plumbing,
I am very satisfied so far, but what about the second question? Is an additional payment required?
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