Please Read these terms carefully. Your click of agreeing to them is the same as a signed contract.
Demonstrators are not employees of Little Ants Inc. You will receive all appropriate tax forms at the end of the fiscal year. The current fiscal year end is December 31.
While demonstrators are permitted to use both the Little Ants Inc. logo and the Ant Family Logo, they are trademarked and all documents must be reviewed and approved by Little Ants Inc.
I understand that payment from my customers for my sales to the customers can be made either by cash, check, or credit card. With regard to payments by cash or check, my customers will pay me directly, and I will write one check to pay Little Ants Inc. for the show. I understand that I assume the risk of non-collection of the checks in the event they are not honored by the bank upon which the checks are drawn. I understand that any payments by my customers by credit card will be made directly to Little Ants Inc, which will make collection of the money on my behalf, since I do not have a relationship with a credit card processor, in order to obtain collection of such credit card payments. I will be responsible for any and all credit card chargebacks resulting from credit card sales to my customers.
I agree to collect and remit to Little Ants Inc, all applicable sales tax for my governmental jurisdiction. I authorize Little Ants Inc, on my behalf, remit to the proper governmental agencies the applicable sales/use tax generated as a result of my sale of the products as permitted by this Agreement. I agree to be bound by all sales tax collection agreements between the Little Ants Inc. and all appropriate taxing jurisdictions, and all related rules and procedures.
Privacy Statement I acknowledge that Little Ants Inc. owns all product and customer information and data that I may create or compile, including but not limited to product purchase information, customer profile data, consultant lists, operating and manufacturing procedures, product development information, financial data and marketing materials (collectively, "Confidential Information"), and that all Confidential Information is confidential and that its disclosure could cause great harm to Little Ants Inc. I will not use or disclose Confidential Information to any person except in strict accordance with this Agreement. I will not use Confidential Information to sell products or services other than Little Ants products and services or in connection with any other business during the term of and after termination of this Agreement.
MEDIATION: ARBITRATION Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to profit or bonuses or your status (i.e. Larvae Ant, Demonstrator, Minor Worker Ant, Major Worker Ant, Queen Ant) under the Little Ants Inc’s. Payment Plan ("Covered Claim") will be resolved solely in accordance with the terms of this section. If the Covered Claim cannot be settled by good faith negotiation between the parties, the parties will submit the Covered Claims to nonbonding mediation. If complete agreement cannot be reached within 30 days after submission or mediation, any remaining issues will be resolved by binding arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association under its Commercial Arbitration Rules. There will be one arbitrator, whose judgment on the award will be final and may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. The arbitrator will not have the authority to modify or expand any of the provisions of this Agreement. Each party to the mediation/arbitration will be responsible for its own costs and expenses, including legal and filing fees as well as travel to Arbitration location. This section of the Agreement will survive the termination or expiration of the Agreement. Any controversy or claims arising out of or relating to this Agreement which is not a Covered Claim will not be subject to the Mediation; Arbitration section of this Agreement. Claims which are not Covered Claims include, but are not limited to, your breach or violation of any term or condition of this Agreement. Demonstrator acknowledges such breach or violation will result in immediate and irreparable damage to Little Ants Inc. You acknowledge that there is no adequate remedy at law for such breach or violation, and in the event of such breach or violation, Little Ants Inc. will be entitled to injunctive or other equitable relief in addition to all other remedies Little Ants Inc. may have.
CONSULTANT AGREES: That Little Ants Inc. may use my name and likeness in publications, materials, and other promotional efforts that promote Little Ants Inc.
RENEWAL This Agreement shall be in effect for a period of one year from the date of acceptance and shall be renewed as set forth in the then current Policies and Procedures, except that this Agreement may be terminated at any time by either party upon written notice for a breach of any provision of this Agreement by the other party, or by 30 days written notice without cause.
OTHER TERMS a. I have full legal
capacity to enter into this Agreement in the state in which I reside.
I agree to comply with all laws, rules and regulations governing the
conduct of my business.
BUSINESS TAXES AND LICENSES: It is my responsibility as a Consultant to comply with all federal, state, and local income taxes, self-employment taxes, business licenses, and all other related taxes in operating my business. As a business owner, I am responsible for filing all required tax returns and information reporting with federal, state, and local tax authorities (except sales tax), including IRS Form 1099 for payments made to others.
Incentives and other “freebies” must be claimed on your taxes. Little Ants Inc will report all such incentives on your tax documents.
Demonstrators of Little Ants do represent the business and must therefore be willing to follow a dress code and code of conduct. Failure to do so may result in demonstrator status being terminated by Little Ants Inc., thus forfeiting all future compensation (i.e. your sub-ants’ totals will not give you compensation).
Any physical location outside of people’s homes that is used for demonstrations must be done under approval of Little Ants Inc.
Little Ants Inc. does not assume responsibility for any physical damage to peoples homes, peoples health, or other injuries that may arise through the course of business.
Little Ants Inc. demonstrators are not insured by Little Ants Inc. If you desire insurance either liability or health, you must purchase this individually. Demonstrators are responsible for calculating and collecting appropriate sales tax for their state. This total must be reported quarterly to Little Ants Inc. which will then file taxes with the appropriate states.
Demonstrators must use Little Ants Inc produced catalogs, postcards, order forms, etc unless other written arrangements are made with Little Ants Inc.
Little Ants is a non-sectarian,
for-profit S-Corp, but we do have a mission and objectives please
review the Code of Conduct.
Although ant’s communication is based on pheromones, we promise to provide written documented changes. Terms and Conditions are subject to change and must be adhered to when changed. Demonstrators will receive amendments 30 days prior to the policy effective date.