1) The Parties. This Independent Contractor Agreement (“Agreement”) is made between:
a. Company: Thad M Brown, LLC dba SimpliCleaned.
i. Contact Information: 5900 Balcones Drive, Ste 100, Austin TX 78731 firstname.lastname@example.org, (817) 717-6066, SimpliCleaned.com, and
b. Provider: as an Independent Contractor: _____________________________
i. Contact Information: _______________________________________
2) The Services. The Company and Provider agree to perform the following services:
a. The Company will:
i. Provide Management, Administrative, and Marketing services, via a computerized platform (“Platform”) which Parties and Clients will access to facilitate the Client’s Home Cleanings (“Clients and Cleanings”).
b. The Provider will:
i. Independently contract with Clients to provide professional Cleanings.
3) The obligations of the Provider. The Provider agrees to the following, which include but are not limited to:
a. Providing Professional Cleaning Services to Home Cleaning Clients with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
i. If the Client is not 100% satisfied and refuses to pay for a Cleaning, neither the Company nor the Provider will receive any payment, and the Company will not be responsible to the Provider for payment of the Cleaning.
b. Accept as payment in full for each Cleaning 50% of the net fee (“Net Fee”) the Company receives. Net Fee is defined as the Total Fee received minus Sales Tax if any, and Credit Card processing fees. The Company is not responsible to the Provider for any fees not paid by the Client.
c. Provider agrees that all Clients presented by Company are Clients of the Company - SimpliCleaned. The Provider also agrees that any future Clients referred by existing SimpliCleaned will be Clients of SimpliCleaned.
d. Provider agrees to obtain Liability Insurance and provide a copy of that insurance coverage to Company upon request.
e. The Provider will be responsible for all expenses related to providing Cleanings to Clients, including but not limited to cleaning Tools and Supplies, operating costs, business costs, employment costs, taxes, Social Security contributions/payments, disability and liability insurance, and any other costs that may or may not be in connection with the Services of the Provider.
f. Terminate this agreement, at any time, by providing notice to Company via email.
4) The obligations of the Company. The Company agrees to the following, which include but are not limited to:
a. To expend their best efforts to market, manage and administrate Home Cleanings and Clients for the Provider.
b. To expend best efforts to make available an Internet Platform that will facilitate the Company's marketing, management, and administration efforts.
c. The Company agrees that all existing clients of the Provider and all clients acquired by the Provider after the effective date of this agreement that is obtained outside the scope of this agreement are clients of the Provider.
d. Providers who take a Company Client in violation of this Agreement will cause immediate termination of the Agreement, and the Provider agrees to pay the Company every week 50% of all revenues received by the Provider for any such cleaning services for a period of twelve months. The Company reserves the right to any and all legal remedies to preserve their ownership interest in Company Clients.
e. Company will collect the Fees paid by Clients for Cleaning Services from each Saturday through Friday and will submit, via bank transfer, the total of the Net Fees received to be submitted to the Provider by the following Friday.
f. The Company may terminate this agreement with or without cause at any time, with or without notice. The Company may affect this termination by removing Provider’s access to the Platform and by not sending any further clients or client cleanings to the Provider.
5) Additional Provisions
a. Indemnification. Provider shall indemnify and hold the Company harmless from any loss or liability from performing the Services under this agreement.
b. Insurance Required. The Provider is required to have liability insurance following industry standards and state law. The Company has the right to review such insurance policies as they deem fit.
c. Criminal Background. The Provider agrees to submit to a Criminal Background investigation which the Company will request and pay. The Company may request a new investigation every 3 years and review any such report as they deem fit.
d. Other Business Activity. The Provider may engage in other business activities provided, however, that the Provider shall not, during this Agreement, solicit the Company’s clients, prospective clients, or other related business endeavors.
e. Assignment. The Provider may not assign this Agreement without the Company's express written consent. The Company may, however, assign this agreement with notice to the Provider via email as it deems fit.
f. Relationship Defined. Nothing in this Agreement shall indicate that the Provider is a partner, agent, or employee of the Company. The Company engages the Provider as an independent contractor, and the Provider hereby accepts that status.
g. Other Agreements. It is agreed between the parties that there are no other agreements or understandings relating to the Agreement's subject matter. This agreement, along with any attachments or addendums, represents the entire agreement between the Parties. This Agreement superseded all prior agreements, oral or written, between the parties and is intended as a complete and exclusive statement of the agreement between the parties. No change or modification of this Agreement shall be valid unless signed by Company. The Company reserves the right to modify this Agreement as it deems necessary by posting a copy on the Platform.
h. Legal Notice. All notices required or permitted to be given hereunder shall be in writing and may be delivered personally or by Certified Mail – Return Receipt Requested, postage prepaid, and addressed as detailed in Section 1 unless as otherwise stated in this agreement to only require email or other notification.
i. Mediation. Provider agrees to enter and mediate any dispute regarding this agreement and agrees to cover all legal costs of Company and Provider concerning the mediation. The Company will appoint and or request a mediator of its choosing to mediate any dispute between Company and Provider and other individuals.
j. Breach Waiver. Any waiver by the Company of a breach of any section of this Agreement by the Provider shall not operate or be construed as a waiver of any subsequent breach by the Provider.
k. Governing Law. This Agreement shall be construed following and governed by the laws under the State of Texas.
In witness whereof, the parties have indicated their acceptance of the terms of this Agreement by their signatures below on the dates indicated.
Company Signature: ________________________________
by Thad M Brown, Managing Member
Provider’s Signature: ________________________________
by Print Name: ______________________________________