Hiring Contractors in Zenefits

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard.


With Zenefits, you can hire contractors quickly and easily. Once you've set up your contractor agreements, it's time to start hiring.


Hire Individuals and Businesses as Contractors

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard. Companies can hire and pay both individual and entity (i.e., business) contr... Learn more

Hiring a contractor in Zenefits

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard and not the new Zenefits Contingent Worker experience. If you're looking for instr... Learn more

Adding Contractors who Have Already Signed Paperwork Outside of Zenefits

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard. To pay an existing contractor who was not hired through Zenefits, follow the pr... Learn more

Offering Benefits to Contractors

Generally, employers are not required to offer group benefits such as health insurance and commuter benefits to independent contractors. This may vary based on the insurance car... Learn more

Reactivate Contractors

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard. When a contractor is marked as inactive, they're moved them to the Inactive Con... Learn more

Deactivate Contractors

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard. To mark a contractor as inactive, click on the Contractors app, then View Contr... Learn more

Resend a Contractor Registration Link

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard. Contact Support to have a registration link resent to a contractor who hasn't y... Learn more

Update Contractor Information

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard. If you are an administrator and need to update your contractor’s information, s... Learn more

Find contractors you have onboarded

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard. If you are unable to find a contractor from the View Contractors tab in the Con... Learn more

Deleting Contractor Records

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard. Contractor accounts can not be deleted, but administrators can deactivate the a... Learn more

Unable to complete Contractor Onboarding

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard. If on boarding is incomplete, please log in to your Contractor profile to compl... Learn more

Claiming Exemptions from Backup Witholding or FATCA Reporting As Contractor

The Exemptions page of the  onboarding flow refers to FATCA or backup withholding paperwork (which is associated with receiving a payee code or FATCA reporting code).This inform... Learn more

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