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Contractor Quick Poll: Vacations

On Average, How Much Vacation Do You Take Each Year?

With the holiday season approaching, many employees are booking multi-week vacations.  A common downside of being an independent contractor is that you don’t get paid for vacation. When you decide it’s time for a well-earned break, you have to consider that fact that if you’re not working on a client’s project, you’re not invoicing and, therefore, not getting any income.

With all that in mind, it’s still important for everybody, employee or contractor, to unplug and enjoy their lives and the people in them. This month, we’re wondering what that means for independent contractors. Do you find you take less vacation than a typical employee? More?

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