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Independent Contractors: Rhode Island

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

Summary

  • A right to control test is applied to determine whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee under Rhode Island's workers' compensation law. See Workers' Compensation.
  • Factors used by the Internal Revenue Service are applied to determine whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee under Rhode Island's unemployment insurance law. See Unemployment Insurance.