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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

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Navigate tax season confidently with this freelancer tax checklist

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

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2016 tax break predictions

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Act Now and Gaze Happily Into Your Tax-paying Future

Put down the leftover Hallowe’en candy and chew on this instead – your future tax bill depends on it: Acting now to lower your tax bill can significantly up your…


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You Can’t Put a Price on Pro Bono Work—But You Can Claim Do-Gooder Deductions

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Get the 4-1-1 on self-employment tax

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Get a 529 to save for college, save on taxes

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7 tax-saving opportunities knocking now

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Friends with tax benefits

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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Is your summer vacation tax deductible?

One of the best things about the freelance lifestyle (especially if it’s your full-time gig) is the freedom and flexibility you have to work when and where you want.…


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Use your tax refund to fortify your freelance business

Tax Day is now behind us, which means you may be anticipating a tax refund. If you are, congratulations! You deserve brownie points for getting your taxes filed on time…


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Down to the wire on your taxes? Time to file an extension

If you haven’t filed your federal income tax return yet, you likely don’t need to be reminded that the April 15 deadline is coming—fast. Whatever the reason…