Contractors [AX 2012]

Updated: June 11, 2014

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

This topic provides information about contractors in Microsoft Dynamics AX and answers questions that you might have before you set up workers.

Employees and contractors are both types of workers. When you hire a worker, you must specify in Microsoft Dynamics AX if the worker is an employee or a contractor. A contractor is typically not on an organization’s payroll and is usually hired on a temporary basis, whereas an employee is on the organization’s payroll and does not have a specified employment end date.

Yes, a contractor can hold multiple positions in an organization. Those positions can be in a single company, or legal entity, or in multiple legal entities.

Yes, a worker can have employment relationships with two separate legal entities. One of those relationships can be as an employee and the other relationship can be as a contractor.

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