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With this test, you can assess the risk of possible false self-employment of a "freelancer" commissioned by you for your project. Our tool can only provide a general initial check, but it does not provide a final assessment and does not replace legal advice in a specific case.
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In just 7 minutes, you'll get an informed assessment of your false self-employment risk.
1. Answer questions
Answer typical questions from practice that are fundamental in assessing potential false self-employment. In only 7 minutes, all questions are answered.
2. Receive results by email
Then you will receive an evaluation of your case as a PDF in your inbox. This PDF also recaps all your answers so that they are ready for an examination.
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Our questions are based on practical cases from the false self-employment test. The results are suitable for filing with the freelancer contract for a pension fund examination
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