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Tax Tips for Uber, Lyft, and Other Car Sharing Drivers
When you're a driver for a ride-sharing company such as Uber, Lyft, or other car sharing service, the most important thing to understand about your taxes is that you are probably not an employee of a ride-sharing company. Drivers for these companies are usually independent contractors, a fact that has tax implications, both at filing time and year-round. Read more…

What is the Purpose of an IRS W-9 Form?
Form W-9—Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification—is a commonly used IRS form for business owners and independent contractors. Find out why you may be asked to complete a W-9 and how to accurately do so. Read more…

Stimulus 2020: Unemployment Insurance for Self-Employed Individuals
Due to the recent coronavirus pandemic, many businesses and individuals are facing challenging times — including those that are self-employed. The government has issued unemployment insurance for self-employed individuals to help them manage their finances. Read more…

On-Demand Jobs and Your Taxes
More Americans work in the new, on-demand economy than you might imagine. Companies are essentially tapping into a workforce of talented, independent workers. If you are an on-demand worker, your employer may classify you either as an employee or as an independent contractor. This classification makes a big difference in the benefits you receive, as well as in the tax forms you must file to report money received from on-demand jobs. Read more…

A Freelancer's Guide to Taxes
Freelancing certainly has its benefits, but it can result in a few complications come tax time. The Internal Revenue Service considers freelancers to be self-employed, so if you earn income as a freelancer you must file your taxes as a business owner. While you can take additional deductions if you are self-employed, you'll also face additional taxes in the form of the self-employment tax. Here are things to consider as a freelancer when filing your taxes. Read more…


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