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Questions tagged [taxes]

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Freelancing in Germany: am I a Freiberufler or Gewerbe?

I arrived to Germany recently and do not yet speak German. I would like to do some work in my spare time which consists of creating visual artwork. In Germany, it is important for tax purposes to ...
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USA citizens as freelancers for foreign company

Hello everyone and congratulations on your wonderful work helping all of us! I own a company in Romania that provides online phone services and i am a Romanian too paying all my taxes in Romania. I ...
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Upwork no project still need to pay taxes

How does paypal work with upwork do they just send the money to Paypal and if you can't get project you still have to pay for taxes from upwork?
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Requirements on invoice for expenses to be able to recover the included VAT

A German freelancer needs to buy work equipment (computer, printer, paper, etc.) in Germany, and wants to recover the VAT (Mehrwertsteuer/Umsatzsteuer) that is included in the price. Is it sufficient ...
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Intra-EU freelancer / contractor invoicing rules (taxes)

I have a very specific question about invoicing a company in another EU country. The circumstances are as follows: I live in country A. The Company being invoiced resides in country B. I have a bank ...
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How to estimate as self-employed for gov't contract?

I am a new start-up, I am self-employed (working as an sole proprietor, LLC), for a government agency and they are wanting to give $X for my services of software. I need to figure out how much that ...
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Is there a time limit for assigning cost of training as a business expense?

I am a certified martial arts instructor, and I have been working towards opening a sideline business doing self defense seminars targeted at a mainly female population, currently based in the United ...
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I did some freelance work for someone who is a sole proprietor, how do I report on my taxes?

So, I recently finished a job with a friend who runs a business through his Sole Proprietorship (sp), and the sp is in his name (we both live in Pennsylvania). The job cost $6000 total, which we split ...
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Working from Spain as a freelance for company in USA. taxes?

I'm a freelance software engineer from Argentina, I work for one client in USA and planning to move to Spain. I'm trying to figure out how much will I have to pay in taxes for my special case. So far ...
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UK tax for foreign freelancer

I am a Vietnamese freelancer. I have UK based clients who I am doing work for whilst I was here in Vietnam (totally working remotely with 6-month contract). The earning and salary will be transferred ...
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VAT charge in the EU

A transport company in Brazil are providing me services for transport within the EU. I am based on the EU will I have to pay VAT when invoiced?
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Filing taxes as a minor from Upwork

So I am in a bit of a pickle. I am 17 years of age and have just started freelancing and am loving it! I currently use Upwork.com to find clients to do work with. However, I created an account for ...
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US Freelancer working for New Zealand company

I am aware there are many other questions like this one, but from what I've seen the answer varies significantly based on which countries are involved. I'm a freelance contractor in the US, and I may ...
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Freelancer incorporation abroad: permanent establishment?

I am a freelancer and I'm looking for the best country to incorporate in. Reading through the various DTAs, I see the term "permanent establishment" used everywhere. Consulting with a lawyer, I was ...
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Using goods bought abroad as business expense (based in UK)

Imagine that I bought some items online (they could be consumables, materials or the like) to a shop based in a non-EU country. The goods were sent by post and weren't stopped at customs, so I haven't ...
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Buying 100% member interest in existing LLC. Do I need a new EIN?

I'm soon going to close a transaction with the owner of an existing single-member LLC, that will transfer 100% of the current member's interest to me, making me the sole member (owner) of the LLC. It'...
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How to sell my software online and deal with VAT?

I have just developed a javascript which I am planning to start selling online through my website. However, all the legal procedures I need to take into consideration make even more confused than when ...
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What are “payroll companies”?

I just got off the phone with an English recruiting agency, discussing a job in Germany. They said that payment will be done through a "payroll company", which will pay my taxes. Apparently, this is ...
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Justify earnings without invoices for tax return?

This might be a very stupid question regarding tax return and self employment, so prepare for it :) I'm using Gumroad to sell some software products online. Gumroad is the one sending the invoice to ...
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Do I charge taxes to clients in the Netherlands when I'm based in a state with no sales tax?

I am currently based in Portland, Oregon in the US. As a note, Oregon has no sales tax. I have a client in the Netherlands who pays for multiple Skype-based coaching sessions. My client pays through ...
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Freelancing for US clients as a US citizen with a foreign company

I am a US citizen, but a permanent New Zealand resident. I own my own company here (it's just me in the company), as it allowed me to not pay the self-employment tax America wanted to charge me for ...
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Questions Related to Umbrella companies

I live in Greece and as you know in Greece the finacial situation is bad. So it make me reluctant to job offers for a freelance-contract job that I receive via mail and some of them pay well. I am ...
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How much money to set aside for tax (UK)

I have recently started working part-time with a local design agency. As I am only there 3 days per week, I am paying very little tax from my wages due to me being only slightly above the threshold ...
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Belgium V Luxembourg - cost of living for a non-EU freelancer?

Any guides for the cost of living Belgium and Luxembourg for a non-EU IT freelancer/ self-employed? Eg, monthly rent, tax, VAT, health insurance, food, etc. Any local freelance websites for IT ...
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Do I charge VAT for work I do for UK clients (I am US-based)?

I am a US resident and do some contract work for clients in the UK. This work done 100% remotely from the US. The work involves carrying out research and analysis (e.g. in Excel) Technically I am ...
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Unemployment Insurance

What is the best source of information about financial and legal requirements for LLCs? My husband has been paying my quarterly taxes, but I want to make sure we aren't missing anything without ...
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Non- Vat Invoice? How to invoice?

I have just finished my first freelance job as graphic designer in London. The client asked me an invoice. How can I create it? I have my NINo but I do not have a VAT number, is it possible to create ...
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Doing business in Australia as freelancer located overseas but with the Australian Permanent Residency

I am a French Citizen with the Australian Permanent Residency. I am currently in Australia but I am moving back to France in a month for family reasons. My company is proposing me to keep working for ...
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UK based Freelancer, my client wants to pay in EUR. I have a personal EUR account in Spain

I am resident in the UK, I am a freelancer and my client wish to pay in EUR. I have been checking different options for getting paid in my current Business account or either create a Foreign Currency ...
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working from UK as a freelance for company in France

I live in the UK and I work as a freelancer. I am not a Brtish citizen (but EU one), I live in London and previously I was hired by a company in the UK. Few months back I started to work for a French ...
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I've started working on Upwork and almost finished my first job, how do I deal with tax?

I've just started working as a ruby developer freelancer on the website UpWork (I live in the UK) ,but there are a few things I have no idea of so I was wondering if you could provide some knowledge ...
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Do I have to pay tax for contracting work in US

I'm from Vietnam and a vietnamese citizen. A startup in the US wants to contract me for 50 hours of work. They gave me an IRS form and suggested I fill it out. The form name w-9 So I have 3 questions ...
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UK VAT - Do I need to charge VAT

i am VAT registered and I need to invoice a company that is not vat registered and does not charge vat for its services. Do I need to add vat to my invoice when dealing with this company? Thanks
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Should an EU-based company add VAT for services provided to non-EU-based charity?

I have just set up a UK-based company, and need some guidance on taxation. The company is not VAT-regsitered, which may mean I cannot charge VAT in any case. The The service being provided is some ...
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Income tax when working as freelancer through Upwork (UK)

I am based in the UK and thinking of doing some freelance work through Upwork alongside my main full-time job to boost my income a little. However, I'm wondering whether any income earned through a ...
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Transferring revenue from self employed to LTD company

I have recently published an iOS app that is performing (much) better than I expected. Initially the app was a personal learning and development project, and as such the proceeds from Apple are ...
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Can I issue this UK client an invoice without their tax number?

A UK client needs to pay approx 113 EUR for my services. I am registered as a freelancer here in Germany, is it ok to issue an invoice without any sort of tax ID number,apparently they do not even ...
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Can I invoice an international customer without being a registered VAT company?

I don't have a company yet, but without being a registered VAT company, can I invoice a company outside the UK? Some countries ask for the VAT number every time.
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If using Gumroad, is there still a need to become self employed in the EU?

I'm about to start selling software online and I'm planning to use gumroad for it. (it deals with the card and paypal payment, invoices and deliver of the files) I was reading the gumroad article ...
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Sales tax and other taxes in Oklahoma

Currently I live in Oklahoma and have just started doing some software development for a few local businesses. Already registered a single proprietor LLC and obtained my EIN. I have not engaged a tax ...
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Can you lose money due to taxes when outsourcing work?

I have a service in which I simply am the middleman for my client so that they don't have to deal with certain technical aspects. So payment goes as such: I get paid for the service > I pay the ...
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Invoicing Dutch clients from my Tennessee LLC

I recently moved to Tennessee from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. I'm a web developer with a large client base in the Netherlands. In Holland I was required to add 21% tax (VAT) to my invoices for Dutch ...
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Working on UK freelance contract for a UK company while travelling

I'm currently residing in UK and working as an employee for a UK company. I'll soon move out of UK and travel around the world, while working on freelance contract for UK companies. This is the first ...
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How do I calculate NET amount after taxes for the contract job taken in Toronto in year of 2016?

How do I calculate NET amount after taxes for the contract job taken in Toronto in year of 2016? Let's say, for example, I did my job for 50 CAD/hour before any taxes. I am residing in Toronto since ...
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Registered as a Ltd company but not traded yet; government threatening me for not filing taxes

I registered myself as a Ltd company a year ago with the UK government to ready myself for working freelance as a web developer. Since then I have been involved in other projects (mostly voluntary, ...
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Working remotely from another country

could you experienced freelancers help me here? I'm a freelancer working from Brasil, and I will spend 3 months in Europe. Do I have to pay any extra taxes for my projects (upwork)? What about my ...
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U.S. self employment tax when working for offshore client

I am negotiating a software development contract with a client in the UK and I am US-based. I would be working for them part time and they would not be filing a 1099 for me with the IRS. Am I still ...
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Can I claim payments to me personally as income for my single-member LLC?

I'm a freelancer who offers digital marketing services. I recently established an LLC under a DBA name. From what I understand there is no difference between me and the LLC, and that we are the same ...
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What are my tax duties as an overseas freelancer providing my graphic design services to an Australian publishing house

I have managed to register an ABN while I was a student in Australia and have an Australian bank account. My question is, since I am only performing a service outside of Australia with no physical ...
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Calculator for self employed vs W2

Anyone know of a calculator that helps people see the tax implications between W2 employment and Self Employment. For example say I make $100k/year as a contractor/self-employed vs $80k/year as a W2 ...