This form can be used to request the name and tax identification number (TIN) of the worker. A TIN can be either a Social Security Number (NSS) or an Employer Identification Number (UN). Some common situations in which independent contractors may be suitable are: 1. website advertising placement. The Contractor has the right to place advertising [company name] on its website. The Contractor does not provide any warranties, warranties, representations or agreements that are unrepresented or inconsistent with the terms of this Agreement or the information contained on the Company`s website. An employer may be held liable for the unlawful acts of a worker whom he has wrongly described as an independent contractor. The Supreme Court has repeatedly emphasized that there is no single rule or test for determining whether a person is an independent contractor or an employee within the meaning of the FLSA.