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Independent Contractors: Montana

Independent Contractors requirements for other states

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

Author: XpertHR Editorial Team


  • The Montana Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) considers two factors to determine whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under the state workers' compensation and unemployment insurance laws. Independent contractors must apply to the DLI for a special certificate. See Workers' Compensation and Unemployment Insurance.