How to Buy a Home If You’re Self-Employed

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re a freelance worker, you might ask, “can you buy a house if you’re self-employed?” For someone employed by another person or business, they’re given W-2 documents to track their income history and the taxes that were taken out.

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13 Things to Hold Onto For Next Year’s Taxes

Ms. Career Girl

Probably the most well-known tax form is the W-2. Freelancers and self-employed contractors may file a 1099 to report earnings for the year. The post 13 Things to Hold Onto For Next Year’s Taxes appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Are you breathing a sigh of relief now that tax season is officially over? Before you put away your tax returns, take a few minutes to read over the following list of 13 tax documents you need to hold onto for next year’s taxes.

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How to Identify an Employment Scam

Resume Bear

Unless you are looking for contract or freelance work, getting a “job&# creates an employer/employee relationship between you and the hiring company. Rather,you become an independent contractor who receives a 1099 instead of a W-2 tax form at the end of the year. Are you currently on a search for a new job? If you are, you may be using the internet, as well as your local newspapers, to find job openings.

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Share Your Passion – Be an About.com Guide

Telecommuting Journal

An independent contractor, or freelancer, isn’t employed by the company directly so for tax purposes you’ll be getting a 1099, not a W-2. A freelance writer and editor for more than a decade, Laureen Miles Brunelli has built a work-at-home career while she and her husband raise three children. Over the past 14 years, Michael has worked out of his home office as a consultant, editor, book author, freelance writer and small business owner.

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Spanx Me: The Secret in 7E

Workology

’ From freelancing to starting an entirely different business after-hours; there’s been a definite workforce shift to the rise of the “Gig Guy” from the ashes of the fallen “Company Man,” scorched in the global economic slowdown that kicked off with the layoffs surrounding the housing crisis back in 2007. When I first heard “7E,” I thought it was referencing an apartment. Or Seven-Eleven.

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Incorporate Your Business

Telecommuting Journal

Do you get a W-2 from the company you work for? Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Incorporate Your Business October 13, 2009 · 0 comments Years ago, when I left my day job in pursuit of working from home full time, I didn’t want to place all my eggs in one basket. I wanted to have a safety net, something to fall back on in case the contract job I was pursing didn’t work out. So I decided to start a business.

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Creating a Professional Impression

Telecommuting Journal

If you’re not a W-2 employee, it’s likely you’ll also need to create a professional-looking letterhead or some nice looking business cards that don’t have the tell-tale printed-at-home-perforated edges. Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Creating a Professional Impression August 14, 2008 · 10 comments …even when you work at home! Okay, let’s face it. There are times when working in an office is just easier.

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employers calling you at home, the role of HR, and more

Ask A Manager

How can I tell a prospective employer I’d like to retain two freelance clients? I have been self-employed for 8 years, 2 of those as a freelancer, then 5 as a co-director of a company I built up with my now ex-business partner. HR indicates that its responsibilities extend only to creating policies and guidelines for the company and to completing the legal aspects of hiring and firing (W-2 forms, benefits administration, etc.).

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