Variant of class of worker - Detail on the Self Employed

2 - Self-employed

This category includes persons whose job consisted mainly of operating a business, farm or professional practice, alone or in partnership. This includes: operating a farm, whether the land is rented or owned; working on a freelance or contract basis to do a job (e.g., architects, private duty nurses); operating a direct distributorship selling and delivering products such as cosmetics, newspapers, brushes and cleaning products; and fishing with own equipment or with equipment in which the person has a share.

The business can be incorporated or unincorporated. Self-employed persons include those with and those without paid help. Also included among the self-employed are unpaid family workers. They are persons who work without pay in a business, farm or professional practice owned and operated by another family member living in the same dwelling.

Variant of class of worker - Detail on the Self Employed - Classification structure
Code Category
2.1.Self-employed (incorporated) Self-employed (incorporated)
2.2.Self-employed (unincorporated) Self-employed (unincorporated)
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