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Synonyms for contractor

someone (a person or firm) who contracts to build things

the bridge player in contract bridge who wins the bidding and can declare which suit is to be trumps


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(law) a party to a contract

a bodily organ that contracts

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In the mid-1960s, for example, the objective of "Total Procurement" was to transfer more risk to defense contractors by competitively bidding fixed-price contracts over both development and production phases of a weapon system.
The coming Congress may prove the most challenging in recent memory for federal contractors.
If you don't have a drawing that clearly shows what you intended, the contractor will see this as a change in scope and whether you think that it's a big deal or not, it will likely bring a change in the cost.
When contractors who are otherwise covered by a SoFA have a second job, they may be eligible for the foreign earned income exclusion and FTCs for that employment.
The contractor programming is guided on a combination of what's provincially legislated under Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act, along with widely-accepted Canadian mining industry best practices and individual companies' house rules.
They're responsible for their own taxes, so he simply has to retain a W-9 (which shows the company name, owner, and tax identification number) form on file and generate an annual 1099-MISC tax form (which shows how much was paid out to that company) for each independent contractor.
Moreover, homeowners have little recourse if the work is not performed properly except to sue the unlicensed contractor civilly and hope that they can locate some assets.
A client may be interviewed and assessed by more than one contractor and if unsuccessful with the program may be interviewed and assessed by other program providers.
When it comes to the administration of service contracts, proper oversight is even more critical because in these contracts there is often no end product that can be pointed to as the result of the expenditure of tax dollars; rather, there is supposed to be monitoring and surveillance of the contractor to ensure they are providing the services contracted for in accordance with the terms of the agreement.
Thanks to their ability to handle a variety of primary demolition tasks with a simple change of their jaws, multi-processors can offer value, as well as versatility, to a demolition contractor.
For once-weekly maintenance, expect to pay $60 to $80 a month for basic mow-blow-and-go service, or $85 to $125 for the services of a licensed contractor.
After the success of the initial program, the team effort stimulated more business for the supplier as the prime contractor decided to run a similar conversion process with other weapons departments.
Each attachment has a unique function that helps the contractor increase production," she adds.
A typical first classification attack--the first domino to fall--comes when the working relationship ends and the independent contractor files for Unemployment Insurance benefits.