How to avoid false self-employment – tips and examples

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If not taken care of, false self-employment can pose a threat to freelancers and companies that employ them. The freelancer status is revoked, the contractor becomes an employment contract and both parties have to pay social security contributions plus further penalties may follow. 

Reason enough to deep-dive into the topic of false self-employment. Accordingly, we share our many years of experience and best practices in this area.

Please find the full article on our German blog.

Avoid false self-employment - five Todos

The Law doesn't admit ignorance
Review all contracts
Separation of hardware, software and offices
Free choice of place of work
Free choice of working hours

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