It costs money to accept credit card payments. But the flip side of not having a merchant services account for your small business in even more costly.
You may not know it, but you may be paying your accountant for something you shouldn’t be and also it makes the freelancers you work with very angry!
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!