Independent Contractors

Documentation required:

  • Independent Contractor Certificate
  • HR must sign
  • Must not be an UNCW employee
  • If over $600 biographical sketch attached
  • If over $2500 signed contract must be attached
  • Social Security number is required

Additional information:

  • Services provided by individuals are subject to IRS tax reporting obligations. See brochure on independent contractors.
  • If individual resides out of state and services are performed in NC and payments reach $1500, 4% NC withholding will be subtracted
  • Foreign individuals without a social security number may be subject to additional back up withholdings


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