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I am a freelance web developer located in Toronto, Canada. What taxes do I need to charge for my services?

I am a freelance web developer operating out of Toronto, Canada. Most of my clients are in Toronto. Some of my clients are from other provinces. I also have many clients from the States and the odd ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to register as a part time freelancer

I am a Belgian citizen residing in Spain where I already have a full time job and would like to do some freelance work after hours. Do I need to register in Spain? What are my possibilities ...
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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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Freelance categorisation in Germany

I'm going to visit Berlin Pankow Finanzamt to apply for Tax ID as a Freelancer, so at the moment I'm filling the form "Fragebogen zur steuerlichen Erfassung". There are two important lines asking for ...
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Taxation and salary for a sole proprietorship in Canada

I've started a business doing IT consulting, and I am the sole proprietor of that business. I charge HST for each invoice. I went to an accountancy to calculate my business tax for the past month. ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Self employed minor's tax?

My son is a beginner voice actor. He is 14, a dependent child. When he starts to make money, when and how does he file taxes? Does he file separately or with us(parents). I have read that minors begin ...
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Do individuals hiring a US freelancer have to send a 1099? [duplicate]

I was hired to do work for a Canadian author recently. I will be making over the $600 minimum to require a 1099. Since this client does not own a business is he required to send me a 1099 at the ...
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What do I have to do as a freelancer to make sure my work is legal? [closed]

I am a freelancer who works in a variety of different fields doing odd jobs for multiple people, usually weekly. Right now I make about $50 a week, however, I have been considering contacting more ...
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How does working remotely (outside UK) for most of the year affect my tax return?

I've been working in London (UK) as a freelancer for 4 years and just recently decided to try a more "location independent" way of life, travelling around the world while working remotely. I started ...
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Legal obligations freelancer - Taxes and NI

I am a EU citizen living in the UK. I need to invoice an US client via pay pal, during 6 months. Do I need to include VAT in my invoice? What are my legal obligations in the UK towards taxes and NI as ...
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Working while traveling out of country

I am a Canadian resident and citizen. I am planning to take a 4-6 month trip to the USA. The REASON for my visit is pleasure, but I still intend to work on my existing freelance projects, and other ...
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Freelancer working in Asia for EU/UK companies

I am a German citizen who has been working in the UK for the last ten years. I am considering moving to Thailand and freelancing, with my current UK employer as my primary client. Now, what sounded ...
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Besides 1099's, what other tax forms will I deal with as a freelancer (in the US)?

I'm just curious what other forms you need to deal with in the United States (Oregon for me) besides 1099's as a freelancer (sole proprietor). Thanks
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Is there Bank account good for freelancers?

The idea is to create a bank account having the residence in a different country from the one the bank is based on. So international clients accepted in this bank would be the right thing. I've heard ...
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Should I Charge VAT?

I posted this question yesterday regarding how much to charge a client - and by which method (hourly or one-off payment) that I have previously worked with on a non-freelance basis, but I now want to ...
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Hiring a non-USA freelancer through Upwork

I'm a USA business owner. I'd like to hire a freelancer that I know from Malaysia and have the contract through Upwork as it makes payments easier on my end. My question is: I know that Upwork ...
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Should I expect a 1099

(Note that this is a US specific question) I am a single person LLC (not C or S corp) and last year I contracted with a staffing firm to perform work for a 3rd party on a 1099 basis (rather than W-2),...
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How should I record/track my freelancing income through an Agent in my Accounting system

If I receive most of my freelancing income through online agents (like Upwork, Freelancer, Elance, etc), and have commission on this income that is automatically deducted through the account I hold ...
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Paying Taxes on Work Done Via Internet

I work full time at a company but on the side I also do freelance web design. This year I helped a friend, who lives in Australia, with his website. We never did a formal 1099 but he did send me ...
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Questions regarding starting freelance job in TEXAS

I am currently working in a company and I want to do freelance web development next to that. I will have customers from another country. Should I pay tax for the income from another country which ...
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Working as a self employed in US for a EU client

A client from EU is asking me, "Will you invoice them including VAT or local equivalent (sales tax)? If so, what will be the rate?" Should I tell them to prepare a IRS form? Do you know if there is ...
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Invoicing Upwork clients for UK registered sole trader

I'm using my own accounting software use it for tracking time and create invoices as well. I have clients through Upwork and privately without an agent. For the clients in Upwork, I track time in both ...
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Registering as self-employed in the UK

I am a student in the UK who is doing some social marketing for a local company and have been told to make a monthly invoice. How do I pay taxes on the money I receive? I don't want to do anything ...
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How should I send an invoice to a European country as a freelance developer?

I'm a full time software developer in a US company with H1 visa in Texas, USA. A few weeks ago I developed a small software (for around $6,000) for a European company as a side work (freelance work)....
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Should I add VAT to an invoice for 2 days freelance work in the UK?

I've worked for two days as a freelancer for a company in the UK. They've asked me for the invoice, but I see on the internet that UK invoices require a VAT number. I don't have a VAT number as I'm ...
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I'm a freelancer that needs to hire another freelancer for help

I'm a freelance graphic designer that is hiring freelance help to get some of my overflow projects done. I'm trying to figure out how much to pay them. This may be a dumb question... but will I still ...
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Freelancing in Germany for a UK client, should I charge VAT?

I want to start freelancing in Germany, and my first client is a UK based company. What confuses me is that I don't know if I should charge VAT or not. Since it's my start, I had no freelance income ...
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How do I keep my individual taxes separate, as an agency on oDesk?

I do have a freelancer account and an agency account on oDesk for a real company. I'd like to apply to a job on the behalf of the agency account. To get paid, tax information is required. The company ...
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VAT Directive and Article 44 - Selling services outside EU

I have a company in the European Union (EU) and I am selling electronic services to all countries. Since I am located in the EU, the following rules apply: When selling to a customer from my country, ...
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Can I expense a purchase of a used computer?

I'm freelancing on the side individually, and I want to buy a used computer for it off of Craigslist. Can I write this off as an expense and how would I get a receipt for it? I'm in the U.S.
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Company registration when working in many EU countries?

Normally, if you work in single EU country as contractor, you are treated like its tax resident and you are required to register company there. (This at least apply to Germany in Poland, where you are ...