I stumbled on your site while looking for self employment tax info and found the article pertaining to whether a person is an employee or self employed. I read that it is about the relationships.
Thank you in advance for all your help!
Carol from Oregon
Franchise laws have different elements than those for indies. There are many questions in your email and your situation is too specific for a general response.
Here's a site that might point you in the right direction. It is from Jazzercise explaining its two franchise types: