Money & Taxes

Looking for a new gig? Look for new tax deductions too

If you are looking for a new job, lighten your tax burden with tax deductions designed to mitigate the costs of job-seeking.


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Qapital App makes saving money the easiest part of freelancing

Use Qapital to save and spend your money on the things that matter most to you—and forget about the things that don't.


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Innocent mistakes can lead to big problems

Sometimes a mistake can lead to big problems for your freelance business. Here’s what you can do about it.


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Expanding your team? Use this checklist to prepare for expanding expenses

Hiring your first employee? This checklist can help you be fully prepared for the financial obligations that come with expanding your team.


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The work-from-home pitfall nobody talks about

Your homeowners’ or renters’ insurance typically doesn’t cover work-related accidents or damage to business equipment, and this could leave you exposed.


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Sick of getting dinged by the IRS? It’s time to use a freelance accounting software

Use a freelance accounting software to avoid costly mistakes on your tax returns.


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5 facts about freelancing that may surprise you

A new meta-study of freelancing reveals some surprising facts about independent workers.


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How to track billable hours

Get paid what you're worth by keeping accurate records.


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Can love be the guiding force of your business?

Love and passion just don’t seem to belong in a discussion about business practices. But shouldn’t they?


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Pin money vs. money money

Do you want to make a little extra on the side or "money money?"


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Collaboration agreements: What freelancers should know about working together

Without a written collaboration agreement, an otherwise successful freelance partnership can lead to costly misunderstandings.


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6 ways to beat the feast or famine cycle for good

Beat the freelance feast or famine cycle by creating a pipeline with quality prospects.


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How to claim your share of $12 Billion in R&D tax credits

The government recently expanded its list of eligible industries for R&D credits, which means more freelancers can benefit.


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Run your business like a pro with these freelance task management tips

You’ve got a lot on your plate. Here are some battle-tested strategies for keeping your projects on deadline and your priorities in check.


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7 steps to planning for a vacation as a freelancer

Here are seven tips for making sure you have time to enjoy margaritas on the beach.


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How not to freelance: Or, why I finally admitted that I was a business owner

Believing I was a writer who just happened to get paid for doing what she loved undercut my ability to focus on financial success.


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What freelancers should consider when choosing a home

When choosing a home, freelancers need to think about issues that many buyers and real estate agents rarely consider.


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Eight common mistakes first-time freelancers make

Get off to a smooth start by avoiding these traps, pitfalls and misconceptions.