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Sample Consulting Agreement

This agreement, executed on December 18, 2014, by and between Emergency Financial Services, Inc, with its principal office located at 123 Main St, Anytown, CA 45678, hereinafter referred to in this agreement as the Company and Jane Doe, hereinafter referred to in this agreement as Consultant.

Scope of Services. The Company seeks to utilize the skill and expertise of Consultant to recruit a Sales Manager for the Los Angeles, CA, operation, and an In-House Counsel for the Elizabeth, NJ, operation.

Term: The Company agrees to hire Consultant for an initial term of sixty days, commencing December 18, 2014 and continuing through and including February 18, 2015. Said term may be extended upon the written agreement of the parties hereto. Either party may cancel this agreement after thirty days, on two weeks notice to the other party, in writing.

Compensation:

a. The Company shall pay Consultant a fee of thirty-five dollars ($35.00) per hour for each hour worked. Expenses incurred for the purpose of fulfilling these services, e.g. telephone, faxing, etc. will be reimbursed at cost.

b. The parties agree that said services will be performed exclusively by Consultant.

c. The parties agree that Consultant will devote the necessary hours per calendar week to fulfill its obligations under this agreement. The particular amount of time may vary from day to day or week to week, however, Consultant agrees not to exceed more than 40 hours each week.

d. The fee for services rendered shall not exceed $35 per hour. In the event that Consultant shall employ the services of third parties any and all expenses, costs or liability for said employment or services shall be borne exclusively by Consultant unless Consultant has requested and received approval and authorization of the Company prior to such hiring or employment.

e. The Company shall have no liability for the cost of purchase of equipment, services and/or supplies unless Consultant has requested and received the approval and authorization of the Company prior to such purchase.

f. Consultant shall submit an itemized statement setting forth the time spent, services rendered and expenses incurred on a bi-weekly basis. The Company shall pay the consultant the amounts due as indicated by statement submitted by the Consultant.

Independent Contractor:

a. The parties agree that Consultant will act as an independent contractor in the performance of it’s duties under this contract and not as an employee of the Company. Consultant shall be solely responsible for the withholding and/or payment of any and all federal income and employment tax liability, California income and employment tax liability, California state sales and use tax and unemployment and workers compensation assessment or tax liability that the consultant’s activities may give raise to.

The parties have hereunto agree on the 18th day of December, 2014.
Emergency Financial Services, Inc. Jane Doe, Consultant

By________________________________ By_______________________________
Joe Mueller, HR Director Jane Doe