misclassifying an employee as a contractor can have major legal fines & other repercussions from labor departments globally.
In india, you generally can’t work with a contractor for more than 6 months without risk of misclassifying them. there’s also some exceptions to this.
The worker’s opportunity for profit & loss is a major test for classifying as a contractor in most countries
In canada, if the worker gets equipment for their work, they are likely classified as an employee
In Brazil, the degree of control over one’s work is the most important factor
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