Rockford, MI asked in Business Formation and Business Law for Michigan

Q: I'm starting an in-home caregiver business and don't know to hire employees or independent contractors.

I would give the "hire" a schedule and work tasks that each senior client requests. I would be running this business in Michigan. The hire would keep track each client visit and turn in to me a completed "task sheet" at the end of each week. I think that is about the extent of control I would have with the hire.

Any advice is much appreciated!

1 Lawyer Answer
Thomas. R. Morris
Thomas. R. Morris
  • Dexter, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Work for someone else until you learn the ropes. And don’t sign an agreement not to compete.

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