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[Ebook] How to Price Yourself as a Freelancer
January 16, 2019

[Ebook] How to Price Yourself as a Freelancer

How to price yourself as a freelancer can be tricky. Some charge hourly, some by project, and some use an entirely different approach. When you’re the boss, you get to decide how to do it and how much to charge, so don’t forget to factor in costs such as insurance, retirement, taxes, paid leave, etc.[…]

[Ebook] Freelance Tax Forms Library
January 9, 2019

[Ebook] Freelance Tax Forms Library

In the exciting world of freelancing, the good is balanced out by an often complex financial system: quarterly taxes, variable income, deductions, reporting income or loss on Schedule C, etc. If you get confused by this, don’t worry, we’ve got your back. Our friends at TurboTax wrote a few articles on some of the most[…]

[Ebook] How to Get Started on Taxes in Self-Employment
January 4, 2019

[Ebook] How to Get Started on Taxes in Self-Employment

Our new Field Guide is written by experts at TurboTax and is brought to you by bSolo. It’s a solid intro to the tax aspects of setting up your solo venture, as well as your duties as a self-employed or freelance taxpayer. What you’ll learn: How to choose a legal structure for your business of[…]

[Guide] Freelance Starter Kit
December 11, 2018

[Guide] Freelance Starter Kit

Having the right tools can make all the difference, especially when you’re just starting out. Our Freelance Starter Kit was written to help freelancers jump start their career. In it, you’ll find information on creating a business plan, a one-year budget projection, and writing your own client services agreement.  The templates contain general information but[…]

[Guide] Quarterly Tax Checklist
November 21, 2018

[Guide] Quarterly Tax Checklist

As a freelancer, independent contractor, or self-employed entrepreneur, you may be required to pay quarterly estimated taxes. And if you’re new to all this, you may have a lot of questions and not a lot of time. Get answers with our quarterly tax checklist: a step-by-step guide to the dates, dollar amounts, and documents you[…]

[Infographic] The Secret Lives of Freelancers
November 21, 2018

[Infographic] The Secret Lives of Freelancers

What’s it really like to be a freelancer? Is it laptops by the beach, or is it “the broke life”? Is it a gig economy nightmare, or a fantasy of freedom? Our infographic features a ton of research, including our own, to present a more reasonable and nuanced picture of contemporary independent work. Get the[…]

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