Emily Levin

Why Hiring Independent Contractors Can be Fool’s Gold

by Emily Levin
October 2018

Did you know that hiring contractors internationally could come at a serious cost? And we’re not talking just financially.

In our latest eBook How to Scale Globally Without Sinking we’ve identified four potential pitfalls for companies hiring abroad, and how to avoid them. Problem 3: The Contractor Trap explains how hiring an independent contractor outside the U.S. can put you on the hook for…

  • Back employment taxes;
  • Significant unpaid benefits;
  • and other punitive damages.

This can all be avoided. Work with us, and our scalable Global Expansion Platform can help you have your employees onboarded in the countries of your choice in a matter of days – eliminating the need to quickly hire independent contractors and the risks associated with doing so.

Globalization Partners helps companies expand internationally without the hassle of setting up overseas branch offices and subsidiaries. We cover all issues related to compliance; including taxes, benefits structures, and payroll. Work with us, and we will have your employees onboarded in the countries of your choice in a matter of days – no entity set up, foreign bank account establishment, or complex corporate structure planning necessary on your end.

If you need help with global expansion, get in touch with us today.

Problem 3: The Contractor Trap

In our latest eBook “How to Scale Globally Without Sinking” we’ve identified four potential pitfalls for companies hiring abroad. Read “Problem 3: The Contractor Trap” to learn about the risks associated with hiring independent contractors, and how to avoid them

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Emily Levin

Emily Levin

Communications Manager, Globalization Partners

Emily Levin joined Globalization Partners in July 2018 as Communications Manager. Emily has extensive experience in external and internal communications, content creation, and social media management.