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Consultants, Speakers and Other Independent Contractor Resources


Introduction to Independent Contractors Self-Guided TrainingThis course provides information about policy and processes for working with Independent Contractors. The course is recommended to all employees responsible for working with and making payments to an Independent Contractor or anyone with questions about Independent Contractor processes.Coming Soon!

Introduction to Independent Contractors Self-Guided Training
Process OverviewThis document provides an overview of all the forms, procedural steps and policies related to the Independent Contractor process.Independent Contractor Classification – Process Overview
Job AidThis job aid outlines the steps involved with making payment(s) toward a previously approved non-grant funded Independent Contractor agreement.Submitting Payment Requisitions for Independent Contractors (Google Doc)


Form LinkDescription
IRS Classification RequestComplete and submit this form to receive a determination if the vendor/supplier should be classified as a University employee or an independent contractor.
Independent Contractor Classification Request Companion GuideComing Soon!

Use this companion guide to assist in understanding the detail and content of the online Independent Contractor Classification Request form.
PaymentWorks Supplier Invitation

PaymentWorks Video
Vendor onboarding tool.
Contract for Services Use this form when contracting with consultants, contractors, special services, etc.
Local Engagement AgreementUse this form when contracting with speakers, artists and performers, where the event is advertised, or merchandise is being sold.

Additional Resources

External Links

IRS Publications

IRS Publication 15-A Chapter 2 (Employee vs Independent Contractor Common Law Rules)

IRS Publication p1779 (Independent Contractor or Employee)

Idaho Industrial Commission

Idaho Industrial Commission (Employee or Independent Contractor)

Idaho Industrial Commission (Independent Contractor or Employee?)

Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Labor Fact Sheet #13

Idaho State

Idaho State – Worker Classification (Resources and Developments – State’s General Test)