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Independent Contractors: Missouri

Independent Contractors requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Brightmine Editorial Team


  • The Supreme Court of Missouri has considered four "formal factors" to determine whether an employment relationship exists under the state's wage and hour law. See Wage and Hour.
  • Missouri courts apply a nine-part test to determine the right to control under the state Workers' Compensation Law. See Workers' Compensation.
  • Missouri applies a common law right to control test to determine whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee under the Missouri Employment Security Law. See Unemployment Insurance.