independent contractor

  • 1.

    One who agrees to perform services or supply commodities under a contract. In carrying out his contract he is not under the control of, nor an employee of, the party with whom he contracts.

    Internal Revenue Service 1
    See also agent, general agent
  • 2.

    "Independent contractor" has the meaning for that term provided in ORS 670.600 (Independent contractor defined). [1975 c.556 §§2 to 19 (enacted in lieu of 656.002); 1977 c.109 §2; 1977 c.804 §1; 1979 c.839 §26; 1981 c.535 §30; 1981 c.723 §3; 1981 c.854 §2; 1983 c.740 §242; 1985 c.212 §1; 1985 c.507 §1; 1985 c.770 §1; 1987 c.373 §31; 1987 c.457 §1; 1987 c.713 §3; 1987 c.884 §25; 1989 c.762 §3; 1990 c.2 §3; 1993 c.739 §23; 1993 c.744 §18; 1995 c.93 §31; 1995 c.332 §1; 1997 c.491 §5; 2001 c.865 §1; 2003 c.811 §§1,2; 2007 c.252 §§1,2; 2007 c.365 §1; 2007 c.505 §§1,2]

    Note: The amendments to 656.005 (Definitions) by sections 6 and 7, chapter 241, Oregon Laws 2007, become operative July 1, 2009. See section 31, chapter 241, Oregon Laws 2007. The text that is operative on and after July 1, 2009, is set forth for the user's convenience.

    656.005 (Definitions). (1) "Average weekly wage" means the Oregon average weekly wage in covered employment, as determined by the Employment Department, for the last quarter of the calendar year preceding the fiscal year in which the injury occurred.

    Oregon Legislature 2
  • 3.

    "Independent contractor" has the meaning for that term provided in ORS 670.600 (Independent contractor defined).

    Note: See notes under 656.202 (Compensation payable to subject worker in accordance with law in effect at time of injury).

    Oregon Legislature 3

1Internal Revenue Service, Internal Revenue Manual 4.42.6 Glossary, http://­www.irs.gov/­irm/­part4/­irm_04-042-006.html (last accessed Dec. 22, 2009).

2Or. Rev. Stat. § 656.005 (2007).

3Or. Rev. Stat. § 656.005 (2007).