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

Fishman, Stephen, (author.).


Thoroughly updated to reflect changes and updates to relevant laws, including laws revised as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the twelfth edition of Working for Yourself provides all the necessary legal and tax information for self-employed people. This well-organized reference gives everyone--from independent contractors to consultants, freelancers, and gig workers--the best chance for success by explaining how to structure their business, what to include in their contracts, how to make sure they get paid, how to save on taxes, and much more.

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  • ISBN: 9781413329261
  • ISBN: 1413329268
  • Physical Description: 530 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 12th edition.
  • Publisher: [Berkeley, California] : Nolo, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"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 -- 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.
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.
Genre: Law for laypersons.

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