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Independent Contractors: Kansas

Independent Contractors requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Michael Cardman, XpertHR Legal Editor


  • The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that the IRS 20-Factor Test should determine whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under Kansas' minimum wage and overtime law. See Wage and Hour.
  • The right to control test is used to determine independent contractor status under Kansas' workers' compensation and unemployment insurance laws. See Workers' Compensation and Unemployment Insurance.