Money & Taxes

Living and working abroad? Here’s what you need to know about filing your freelance taxes

Freelancing outside of the United States can be a wonderful experience but it is essential to know your tax obligations.


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How a “marathon” mindset can help lower your freelance tax bill

Freelancers who have a “marathon” mindset tend to have the fittest and most successful businesses—and lower tax bills.


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The final countdown: Tax deadlines you need to know now!

Now that we’re past the midpoint of March and most NCAA fans have their brackets selected, it’s time to face the looming tax deadlines ahead of you. “The…


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Updates to the 2017 Tax Code

Every year the tax code changes and for 2017, there are a number of important updates that may affect you and your freelance business. To help you get a handle…


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Struggling to pay your taxes? Take these three steps now

Tax season is here and you may be stressing a little, especially if you haven’t been making regular estimated tax payments on your business profits. If this is the…


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Watch out for this hidden 2017 tax increase

Perhaps you’ve heard from the older folks you know that the government is feeling generous when it comes to Social Security recipients this year—giving them a whopping 0.…


Clients & Gigs

Going Rogue: How to tell if you’re ready to start full-time freelancing in 2017

If you keep thinking that “now’s the time” to give up your day job and follow your freelance dream on a full-time basis, it’s definitely worth giving these…


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Heads Up! Tax deadlines are changing in 2017

Do you remember what you were doing on July 31, 2015? It’s very likely that you don’t. So it’s even more likely that you don’t remember…


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Start spreading the news: NY expands tax credit for musical productions

New York City has long been recognized as the epicenter for American musical productions, however, legislators recently passed a bill to support the growth of this industry in other parts…


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Estimated Taxes on autopilot or not even airborne? Take control before September 15

The next estimated tax deadline is coming up in short order on September 15. If you’re one of the many freelancers who tend to put estimated tax payments on…


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How to combine business and pleasure for a tax break

Summer. It’s the perfect time to get away from it all for a few days, or preferably, longer. Of course, when you’re running a freelance business, it’s…


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It’s summertime and the billing is NOT easy—5 tips to avoid a cash flow crunch

Summer — it’s a great time to take a vacation and let things slow down a little on the work front. At least that’s what your clients are thinking.…


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Blew Off the Tax Filing Deadline? Get Back on Track with These Tips

It’s an uncomfortable (and inconvenient)truth… more people than you’d think fail to file their taxes by the April “Tax Day” deadline. If you’re one of them,…


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4 ways to put your tax refund to work

Like many freelancers, you may be waiting with bated breath for this year’s tax refund, with visions of what you’ll buy or do with the “found” money. After…


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Do you need to file a tax extension?

If you haven’t filed your federal income tax return yet, then panic. Hide. Run for the hills. After all, you know that the April 18 deadline is approaching faster…


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6 next-level tax deductions for freelancers and the self-employed

This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think will help a…


Delinquent taxpayer? Your foreign travel plans might be at risk

Here’s something that went largely under the radar with the adoption of last year’s “Fix America’s Surface Transportation Act” (FAST Act): If you’re a “seriously delinquent”…


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7 secrets to a successful "first date" with your tax professional

This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think will help a…


Navigate tax season confidently with this freelancer tax checklist

This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think will help a…


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Don’t let tax Season bite you in the @**

This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think will help a…