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Question about pay as a contractor

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Hi @Sherrie218, did you offer to set up your own LLC / can you still offer to do that?
Hi - I did not offer to do that. They already engaged with the contract firm, so I think it's too late.
This is common with tech companies. I work for a large well known tech company and all contractors are set up with a third party contracting firm. I think it’s there way to show that they hire more fulltime people to begin with versus contractors when that’s not exactly true.Anyways, going through a contracting company isn’t bad. At my company, they are treated exactly the same as FTE except they don’t get PTO. Otherwise, taxes, insurance, sick days, and 401k are provided by the contracting company but they are all different. Definitely fight for those if they don’t offer it.