The University of San Francisco: Internal Audit and Tax Compliance
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Independent Contractor Checklist and Resources

The Independent Contractor Checklist must be completed by any department planning to contract with an individual to provide the University with professional, technical, administrative, or unique services that cannot be performed by existing employees within the department. The Checklist includes the classification factors published by the Internal Revenue Service and other criteria that must be reviewed in order to ensure that the individual is correctly classified as a contractor or an employee. 

The Checklist must be completed for submission to the Office of Internal Audit and Tax Compliance for review and approval before any services are performed by the individual.

For more information, please see the Independent Contractor Policy
Before Starting form:

  • Ability to complete Checklist
  • Have proposal letter ready for submission

If approved as I.C, the form will come back to you and require you attach:

  • W9
  • Signed Contract
  • Proof of Insurance- Please see the sample COI (Certificate of Insurance) as a template for what is required to be provided by the vendor. For more questions regarding our contractor policies and insurance, please see the Contractor/Vendor guide HERE

If you cannot view the form below, we have a online version Ind Contractor Request.