Standard (Sample) Agreement
This Agreement, dated as of ____________, is between Randi S. Waltuck, a sole proprietor, D/B/A
International Customs Consulting (“CONSULTANT”) , and
________________________________________________________, (“CLIENT”), a __________________ (State)
A. CLIENT desires to retain CONSULTANT to render consulting and advisory services for CLIENT on the
terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement and CONSULTANT desires to be retained by CLIENT on
such terms and conditions.
NOW, THEREFORE, CLIENT and CONSULTANT agree as follows:
1. Retention of Consultant; Services to be Performed. CLIENT hereby retains CONSULTANT for the term
of this Agreement to perform the consulting services set forth in Schedule A for CLIENT (“Services”). In
rendering Services hereunder, CONSULTANT shall be acting as an independent contractor and not as
an employee or agent of CLIENT. As independent contractors, neither CONSULTANT nor CLIENT shall
have any authority, express or implied, to commit or oblige the other in any manner whatsoever, except
as specifically authorized from time to time in writing by an authorized representative of CONSULTANT
or CLIENT, as the case may be, which authorization may be general or specific. Nothing contained in this
Agreement shall be construed or applied to create a partnership. CONSULTANT shall be responsible for
the payment of all federal, state and/or local taxes payable with respect to all amounts paid to
CONSULTANT under this agreement.
2. Compensation for Consulting Services. For Services hereunder, CLIENT shall pay to CONSULTANT a
fee of $________ per hour, or a set fee per task requested according to the fee structure noted in
Schedule B. The minimum time to be billed for any one day work performed at CONSULTANT’S location
will be two (2) hours. The minimum time to be billed for any one day for work performed at CLIENT’S
location will be four (4) hours.
3. Expenses. CLIENT shall reimburse CONSULTANT for all reasonable travel and other out-of-pocket
expenses incurred by CONSULTANT in rendering Services hereunder. Travel expenses shall include the
cost of any travel by personal vehicle to a location more than twenty-five (25) miles from the
CONSULTANT’S primary work location, the costs of any required public transportation, the cost of meals,
and the costs of necessary lodging. The costs of time required for traveling shall be paid for all time
CONSULTANT is away from CONSULTANT’S primary work location, but excluding any time spent on
personal business or at a place of temporary lodging. CLIENT shall pay such reimbursement within 30
days after receipt of appropriate receipts or documentation of the expense(s).