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Freelancing intermediary for business invoice

I'm a part time freelancer but don't yet own a business as the work is too sporadic and accounting expenses and paperwork are too much of an overhead for now. I've provided services for someone in ...
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Working on UK freelance contract for a UK company but living in the US

I am a EU citizen (German). I will be signing up as a freelance contractor in the UK (where I currently live) to work for UK-based and other companies Bbut will be temporarily living in the US under ...
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Reporting tax to IRS when working for foreign clients

I recently started freelance graphic design in the US. I read that if you are self-employed, earning $400 a year, on etsy, anything you have to report this income to the IRS. What does this mean ...
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Where can I find an SA302 form online?

I have logged into my Self Assessment Portal for HMRC but can't seem to find where to print off an SA302 from. I have already spent 45 min on the phone to HMRC and they are sending me them out in the ...
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Do I charge sales tax on consulting and programming in Pennsylvania, USA?

I live in Pennsylvania (in the United States), and I am not sure if I should be collecting sales tax for my part-time consulting and web development business. I'm registered as a Sole Proprietorship ...
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Work 1099 without company

My wife has the possibility to do some regular freelancing work (writing and editing) with a local company which would be paid as a 1099 on an hourly basis. Several years ago when she did something ...
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Do I need to pay/add tax on remote work as a sole trader?

I'm a freelance graphic designer and a client asked me for an invoice; I'm not sure how to move forward correctly. I'm from Italy and the company is from the Netherlands. They want an invoice and ...
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Do I have to report income for small jobs?

I am super confused about taxes and freelancing. I tried to do some research but just got more confused. First off, I use sites like Elance, oDesk, and working through email. I have a PayPal account. ...
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USA record keeping requirements when hiring overseas freelancers

Does anyone know what the payment receipt requirements are for a USA client hiring freelancers from other countries? I know I don't need to do a 1099 for them as a foreign freelancer would not need ...
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Which country is the best to incorporate business for a freelance developer?

Most of my clients located in USA, however I have ability to open business in Europe, Asia or USA. Which country is the best in terms of taxation? Thanks,
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Filing UK corporation tax - who must file online?

Because I'm not signed up for online filing and doing so requires waiting for HMRC to post me a security code, I was about to download and fill in an offline CT600 (Short) for my small UK-registered ...
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US citizen contracting for Singapore company - taxes? [duplicate]

How do taxes work if I'm a US citizen doing remote contract/freelance work for a company in Singapore? (I'll be in the US.)
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Determine income tax

As a freelancer, how do I determine how much federal withholding I should pay? I've been paying estimated taxes for 2014, but that did not include income tax so now I'm facing a hefty bill. I would ...
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How to treat commissions paid to a Canadian freelancing website when tracking income?

A portion of my income, in Canada, is derived from contracts through the freelancing website oDesk. For their trouble, oDesk skims 10% off the top of what the end client is charged and forwards the ...
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Is it ok to make a new invoice if an old one is lost?

If I lost an old invoice or had mistakenly put wrong information in that invoice (like a missing field or wrong address), is it ok to generate a new one with the same amount, send it to the client and ...
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When outsourcing freelance work to foreign country, do I file a 1065, a 1099/1042(S)?

I've seen this asked a few different ways (closest was here), but I am looking to find out from the business's perspective, how to report (if necessary) the amount paid to a foreign contractor. My ...
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Elance / freelancer.com or the client - who is important for tax reasons?

I am currently facing the following situation: I have a lot of projects going on freelancer.com / elance I do payments to freelancer thru these sites these sites in turn take the money from my paypal ...
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Normal employee vs freelance employer

I'm in Amsterdam. I currently have a QA engineer employment with a company that I like, but that I think they could pay me more. I've been contacted for a freelancer QA engineer by a headhunter, for a ...
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Tax inspection for freelancers

My question relates to law enforcement for freelancers. Are there inspections of freelance workers in the UK, that is, do HMRC agents visit freelancers’ homes to check their bookkeeping records?
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On an EU invoice, will my Brazilian customer have to pay VAT?

I sit in Germany (EU), and my customer is in Brazil: According to the department of finance in my home town, as a freelancer I do not have to bill VAT because my customer is an enterprise residing ...
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Currently in a new freelancing partnership, advice to develop business

An old friend of mine from school and I have started doing web design and development work under a single name. Work is ad-hoc - we're both full time students - and is mostly 'friend of a friend' ...
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Starting out, how much to charge for development, hosting and maintenance?

I live in New York City, and am hoping to go around and sell my service as a contract job. I'll be making static websites with good design and a contact form for clients, but I won't add advanced ...
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What are the tax issues involved with “employing” a worker in a different country?

What are the tax issues involved with "employing" a (part-time) worker in a different country? For example, I have a Virginia, USA-based Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) through which I handle ...
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Pay - How To Claim Expenses

I have been told by a client that they will pay me £500.00 for a week's work, "which includes £50.00 to cover my travel costs / expenses" (their words). When it comes to "that time of year" and I am ...
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How to determine percentage of time home office used for freelance

I work freelance approximately 40-hours a month as part-time work. When determining my taxes how should I calculate the amount of time I use my home office for working? I do not use the home office ...
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When is it safe to give Tax ID to Remote Employer

When arranging to do work remotely, how can you verify that the client is legitimate and that you can trust them with your personal tax ID (social security number in the US)? In the US, employers are ...
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Is it up to the Contractor, or the Employer to provide the 1099?

This is a US specific scenario that I ran into recently and was wondering if it is up to the employer or the contractor to provide the 1099-MISC tax filing form? The contractor recently asked me to ...
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As an Independent Contractor, do I need to collect tax on the first $30,000?

In Canada, you need to collect tax if you make MORE than $30,000 in a year. However, what about the first $30,000 while you are under? I already have a tax number, and I will be starting my first ...
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What taxes does a Canadian freelancer charge to other countries?

I am a resident of British Columbia Canada and have been asked by a business in Sweden to do contract work as a web developer. What taxes would I have to pay/charge?
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In Canada, how should I determine to be a different company entity?

Reading though the Wikipedia article on Types of Business Entities in Canada, I can see how some Freelancers would fit in different parts of the list: Rather, Canadian businesses are generally formed ...
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Serving Brazilian customers from the EU

I am located in Germany (EU), and my Brazilian customers say that for importing my services they have to pay 52% of taxes on top of my invoices. Previously, they assumed it's 24%, but that turned out ...
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Filing taxes quarterly

Do I need to file taxes quarterly if I am self-employed (no matter what), or are there circumstances in which I can file at the end of the year? For example, if I were employed at another job for ...
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Charity or Nonprofit Support Services - What are the possible options?

If I wish to start freelancing with the sole purpose of providing support services (in this case, IT), to Charities and Nonprofits what are the possible options under which I can provide these ...

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