Consultant Office

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LLNL Consultant Information

The Consultant Agreement format is specifically intended as a contractual agreement for independent/private consultants only. The individual's personal Social Security Number (SSN) will be used for tax purposes. An employer identification number (EIN) can ONLY be accepted for business entities registered with the IRS as a "sole proprietor."


The following documents are provided for your review:


The following document is a protected Word document to allow for electronic completion as a "form":


Tax Forms

Obtain all required Federal and California Tax Forms directly from the IRS or FTB, or from the following Supply Chain Management General Provisions & Forms website which provides links to the IRS and FTB Forms and Publications websites: Tax Forms

Residency and Withholding Notes:

  • Residency status will be determined by completing the Statement of Citizenship Form.
  • 0% withheld if payments =/<$1,500; 7% on payments > $1,500 for consulting services performed in the State of California. No withholding for services performed outside of California. California Form 588 or 589 may be completed to request a waiver to all, or a portion of, any withholding.


Audra Kissel
Consultant Office Administrator
(925) 423-3149
kissel4 [at] (kissel4[at]llnl[dot]gov)