One Freelance Journalist’s Money Management Tips

Money scrabble
Getting personal finances in order is harder for the freelance journalist than for certain other fields. Journalists and researchers usually spend a lot of (tax-deductible) money researching and covering stories. Adding to the mix, many publications do not pay writers or videographers on a...

Freelancer Retirement Planning: What You Need To Know If You’re Self Employed

Saving For Retirement As A Freelancer
Whenever I speak with my fellow freelancers about money stuff, retirement comes up. All. The. Damn. Time. And do you know what’s even more surprising than that? The sheer number of freelancers and self-employed professionals who don’t have the foggiest idea of how, exactly, they...

S Corporations And Double Taxation

S Corporations And Double Taxation
One of the easiest ways for self-employed entrepreneurs and freelancers to pay less in taxes is by starting a S Corporation. Although the cost of starting an S Corporation and the tax benefits vary from state to state, incorporating generally means that most full-time...

Freelancer Personal Finance Tips

Freelancer personal finance tips
If you’re a freelancer--whether you’re an architect, a consultant, a musician, a writer, a beautician, you name it--taking charge of your finances will help you succeed at your business immeasurably. Over at 99designs, Tory Van Wey has five personal finance tips every freelancer should know....

Finding Your Lyft And Uber Tax Forms

Get ready all you Uber and Lyft drivers: Tax time is almost here. Both Lyft and Uber have released their 2016 tax info, including 1099s, to their drivers. Here’s a quick and easy guide for finding your tax information, summaries, and 1099s. Finding Your Lyft And...

Freelancer Tax Deduction Real Talk

Freelancer Tax Deduction
Tax season is upon us here at Almost Millions. This year, individuals have three extra days to file taxes--because April 15 falls on a Saturday and Monday, April 17 is a holiday in the District of Columbia, Tax Day 2017 is Tuesday, April 18. With...