Being self-employed makes taxes complicated. Being location independent is even harder. This may help clear up some of the confusion.
A tax preparer works for you so treat it as if you are interviewing a potential employee–and ask these questions to find a professional worth working with.
Health insurance is confusing as all get-out! It’s worse when you’re self-employed. And if you’re married…Fuggedaboutit! These examples will help clarify things for you.
Think the costs of prepping for a big photo shoot, interview or self-made video is a reasonable business expense? Think Again!
Freelancers can’t afford to leave tax planning for the end of the year. Even then, most of the year-end tax tips are plain bad and not worth the time it takes to read.
When you’re starting out in business, it’s ok to use a simple spreadsheet or check register to track your money. At some point you need to seriously consider moving to a more advanced platform.