RE: Payment Delay in 1099 Employment Contract

Subject: RE: Payment Delay in 1099 Employment Contract
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, Trish Robertson <trish -dot- robertson -at- comcast -dot- net>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 13:36:55 -0700

Keith Hood wrote:

> Net plus 30 may be good terms if you have a big enough cushion that you can
> keep the bills paid and buy food and ever-increasing gas while you wait.
> But if you can't afford to wait that long, you can't afford to.  Try
> renegotiating while you continue to hunt for work elsewhere.

If you don't even have a 30-day cash cushion -- heck, if you don't have at least 6-12 months -- you have no business doing b2b (1099) contracting. Find yourself an employer.

And start building a cash cushion. Even a wage slave should have at least a 6-month cash cushion.


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
303-223-5111
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rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom
303-903-6372
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Payment Delay in 1099 Employment Contract: From: Trish Robertson
Re: Payment Delay in 1099 Employment Contract: From: Keith Hood

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