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The Final Countdown – Tax Deadlines You Need to Know Now

“The Final Countdown” to Tax Day is on, and with just over a month left to go until that most notorious day of the year—Tax Day—it’s time to get serious about what you need to do to meet your obligations as a taxpayer and freelance...

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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 case for you, it’s time to take action this tax year and for the years ahead....

2017 Tax Changes That May Affect Your Freelance Business

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 on them, check out this handy Freelancer Tax Checklist. Here are a few of the...

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 0.3% cost of living adjustment (COLA). What you probably haven’t heard is that the IRS has quietly raised...

New Identification Requirement for New York State Taxpayers Aims to Fight Fraud

New York State (NYS) is now making the collection of taxpayers’ driver licenses or other state-issued identification (ID) information on electronically filed personal income tax returns mandatory to help deter fraud, following the same practice by the IRS. The fields where the ID information must be...

Yes, Virginia, You Do Have to Pay Estimated Taxes in January

Paying taxes at the start of the new year – sounds crazy right? This is the ugly truth for freelancers, Airbnb hosts, rideshare drivers, or anyone else earning 1099 income. If you earn self-employment income, you’re expected to stroke Uncle Sam a check four times...

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Why You Need an “Oh, S**t!” Fund

Being a freelancer can be one of the best careers out there. You get to do what you love and get paid while doing it. You’re constantly building, learning and ultimately creating value for your clients. Of course, with the reward of self-employment comes responsibility. You’re...

Heads Up! Tax Deadlines—They Are A Changin’ 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 what President Obama was doing that day either. (Hint: He signed the highway funding extension bill into law.) Why...