Xero: Accounting Software For The Self-Employed

One of the toughest parts of self-employment is keeping track of bills, payments, invoicing and expenses. That's why we're so happy Xero exists. Xero is, by our estimation, an amazing way to handle accounting and bookkeeping for your self-employed business. Almost Millions suggests that you work...

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...

One Freelance Journalist’s Money Management Tips

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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...

Xero TaxTouch: A Tax App Just For Freelancers

Almost Millions: Personal Finance For Freelancers, 1099ers, & The Self-Employedvideo
I've always been a big fan of Xero, the excellent web-based accounting and bookkeeping software for small businesses. Now, Xero has an iPhone and iPad app designed just for freelancers and the self-employed in order to making taxes easier. Xero TaxTouch is a new app that...

Freelancer Quarterly Estimated Taxes 101

You’re now a freelancer or working on a part-time side hustle. That’s awesome. But there’s one ugly thing to take care of: taxes. Ordinary employees in the United States get a form called a W-4. Basically, a W-4 tells companies how much money to put...