Posts authored by Freelancers Union

Jan 31, 2023

New Yorkers: File Your Taxes with NYC Free Tax Prep

The NYC Free Tax Prep services is now available to workers across NYC. The program provides free year-round income tax services to freelance workers and small businesses to help navigate tax filing, with an IRS-certified VITA/TCE volunteer preparers available to help you file.…

Jan 30, 2023

Tax basics: Understanding the difference between standard and itemized deductions

One of the first decisions taxpayers must make when completing a tax return is whether to take the standard deduction or itemize their deductions. As you think about filing their tax return, here are some things they should know about standard and itemized deductions.…

Jan 23, 2023

IRS sets Jan. 23 as official start to 2023 tax filing season; more helpavailable for taxpayers this year

The Internal Revenue Service today announced Monday, Jan. 23, 2023, as the beginning of the nation's 2023 tax season when the agency will begin accepting and processing 2022 tax year returns.…

Jan 19, 2023

Taxpayers should hang up if tax season scammers come calling

The tax filing season is a popular time for scammers to call and try to dupe unsuspecting taxpayers. These thieves often pose as the IRS to try to steal taxpayer money or personal information. However, it's easy for people to recognize this scam by knowing how the IRS contacts taxpayers.…

Jan 12, 2023

FTC Proposes New Rule to Ban Non-compete Agreements

On Thursday, January 5th, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rolled out a proposal to prohibit employers from implementing non-compete clauses that limit workers’ freedom to explore opportunities. In the freelance…