Freelancers are often (rightfully) confused about how and when to pay their taxes.
But fear not, fellow new economy pioneer! Here’s a compendium of all the many resources from veteran freelancers and tax experts we’ve gathered over the years. Bookmark it. Also, check out Sara Horowitz's new e-book, The Freelancers Union Guide to Taxes for answers to your burning tax questions!
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For first-timers and I-just-kind-of-fell-into-this freelancers:
Also known as “the only good thing about self-employment taxes,” deductions help reduce your taxable income:
April 15 is no longer the only date you need to remember. Most freelancers have to pay quarterly taxes -- so you have to send a check to Uncle Sam on April 15, June 15, September 15, and January 15.
Getting Organized: Resources and receipts
Employees get W2s. Freelancers get piles of receipts, a dozen 1099s, and a bunch of new tax forms. These resources will help tame the paper.
What’s New for 2015?
If taxes weren’t complicated enough, they change every year.
For uncommon tax situations.
Fresh start on taxes (if who can't pay what you owe)
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