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Working for yourself : law & taxes for independent contractors, freelancers & gig workers of all types  Cover Image Book Book

Working for yourself : law & taxes for independent contractors, freelancers & gig workers of all types / Stephen Fishman.

Fishman, Stephen, (author.).


Whether you're starting a full-scale consulting business or booking gigs on the side, Working for Yourself provides all the legal and tax information you need in one place. This eleventh edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect all the changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act--changes that are largely beneficial to the self-employed.

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  • ISBN: 9781413329261
  • ISBN: 1413329268
  • Physical Description: 430 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 12th edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, California : Nolo, 2021.

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General Note:
"Covers the new tax law"--Cover.
"With downloadable forms"--Cover.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Working for yourself : the good, the bad, and the ugly -- Choosing the legal form for your business -- Choosing and protecting your business name -- Home alone or outside office -- Obtaining licenses, permits, and identification numbers -- Insuring your business and yourself -- Pricing your services and getting paid -- Taxes and the self-employed -- Reducing your income taxes -- The bane of self-employment taxes -- Paying estimated taxes -- Rules for salespeople, drivers, and clothing producers -- Taxes for workers you hire -- Record keeping and accounting made easy -- Safeguarding your self-employed status -- Special concerns for gig workers -- Copyrights, patents, and trade secrets -- Using written client agreements -- Drafting your own client agreement -- Reviewing a client's agreement -- Appendix. Using the downloadable forms on the Nolo website.
Subject: Independent contractors > Legal status, laws, etc. > United States > Popular works.
Independent contractors > Taxation > United States > Popular works.
Self-employed > Taxation > Law and legislation > United States > Popular works.

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