What is IC Pro?

IC Pro is a free service that allows JobSlinger and JobSlinger Plus members to establish their credentials as independent contractors.  Recent legal pressures are requiring mystery shopping companies to provide additional proof that their thousands and thousands of mystery shoppers are independent contractors, not employees. These actions threaten our entire industry of mystery shopping and would result in fewer shops and lower shop fees across the board.

As a result, mystery shopping companies are currently favoring shoppers who add themselves to the IC Pro mystery shopper registry.  IC Pro is a neutral third-party registry that enables shoppers to document their independent contractor status, thus helping mystery shopping companies avoid legal challenges.  It's quick, free, secure and will greatly increase your chance of getting more shops in the future.

IC Pro

  1. What is IC Pro?
  2. Why should I register as an IC Pro?
  3. Do I need a paid account to be an IC Pro?
  4. Do I have to fill out all sections of the IC Pro form?
  5. How do I register as an IC Pro?
  6. How can I tell if a SASSIE company uses IC Pro?
  7. How do you keep my IC Pro information secure?
  8. What's a tax ID/TIN?
  9. Why do you want me to submit a W-9?
  10. I'm not seeing my IC Pro score on some of my SASSIE accounts
  11. IC Pro won't accept my SSN/EIN
  12. My SSN/EIN is verified in SASSIE but IC Pro won't accept it
  13. I'm getting an IC Pro error that says "No match found for <my name>. Check your SASSIE accounts for the name that your tax ID is verified under, and enter the correct name here."
  14. I'm getting an IC Pro error that says "No match found for business name <my business name>."
  15. I'm getting an IC Pro error that says "No match found for that name/number combination. Check your SASSIE accounts for the name and verification status."
  16. I'm getting an IC Pro error that says "Tax ID could not be verified -- SASSIE verification status is INVALID."
  17. I'm getting an IC Pro error that says "Tax ID could not be verified -- SASSIE verification status is PENDING."
  18. I'm getting an IC Pro error that says "Tax ID type is not correct -- please change and try again."
  19. My name on my SASSIE profile is Jane Smith, but I verified using the alternate name of Jane Doe. Which do I enter in IC Pro?
  20. Why would I want to give permission for invoicing?
  21. How can I view my invoices?
  22. How do I create a logo?
  23. Will my mystery shopping income be reported if I'm an IC Pro?
  24. Do I have to report my mystery shopping income?
  25. I'm not from the US. How do I register for IC Pro?

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