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Am i paid enough for my work? [closed]

I am freelancer Android application developer, I got a project based on Hotel booking which I completed it in 20 days( project based pay ) and the client paid me 20k(INR) as I am new to freelancing am ...
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Signed Contract Unpaid Client just won pitch product @ Major TV Show

I have an unpaid signed contract from last year that still bothers me a bit. I recently found out that this person has won a contest to pitch the product on TV. As I understand, financially, the ...
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Team based Consulting contracts [closed]

I have been working remote for the same client for nearly 10 years. I was a full-time employee and someone I worked with previously presented me with the opportunity (Primarily C# Stack). Sadly the ...
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Is there any authority to look after the non-payment issues to freelancers?

this is a vital question , especially relevant to south east asian freelancers, who are frequently being underpaid, mistreated for equal rights & a social payment inequality seem to be prevalent ...
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Should your clients pay for your payment transfer fees [duplicate]

I'm from a third world country where the luxury to accept payments from most popular payment gateways like PayPal doesn't exist to get payment transfers done cheap from my clients to me. I lose a ...
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What is the best place to find a great javascript programmer [closed]

Which is the best place to find javascript programmer on hourly basis, that can code in javascript at a professional level.
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Client doesn't answer

This was my first job on a freelancer site. The client approved my invoice for 750 GBP. I was working all day and night long and managed to complete it in time. He said it was good. Now he is not ...
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How worthwhile is contractor insurance (esp. in Canada)?

I have an employer here in Canada wanting me to do a gig as an independent contractor, and start asap. Front-End web, fairly straightforward project. At the same time, they and/or the recruiter are ...
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How to succeed as a freelance writer? [closed]

I want to be a freelance writer, I've done some research on it and I will be signing up for online classes to learn more about the subject. Is there anybody on here who has succeeded as a freelance ...
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Where to pay tax?

I am a registered sole trader in the UK ( since i was living there in the last 3 years ) but recently moved to Spain ( more than 6 months ). I am a freelance photographer, having contracts from ...
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Contracts for clients in different jurisdictions

There are many contract templates out there for software development freelancers. However, most are written for the US jurisdiction, and are worded so as to be enforceable in a US court of law. Now, ...
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Information for Statement of Earnings

In Ontario, Canada, what information must be on a Statement of Earnings? I work as an independent contractor for a company, and thus receive money weekly as well as don't sell goods. I know that the ...
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How to find reliable sources of freelance projects abroad?

I'm a senior-developer in my company and I have almost a decade of experience in my field. Thanks to some presentation and talk I've given in the past I've been head-hunted for a prestigious job in ...
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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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Freelancer.com - wants to be paid offsite

I wanted to hire a developer to make a website for me, I found a decent guy but he says he can't use freelancer payment system and want payment to his personal bitcoin address. I have been scammed ...
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Starting an eCommerce site of an other business

I'd like to know if it's legal to start under somebodies else business without their consent. I know one store and asked multiple times if they have an e-commerce/online shopping site where I can ...
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What's the best way to follow up on potential work from a client?

I am a web developer and a sales guy. I am confused about how to ask a potential client about moving forward on a project we've discussed, such as if it's been awarded to someone else or it's dumped ...
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Client wants to hire a full time employee under my company/contract

So here's my situation. A client hired me for a part time job and we signed under my contract. Now they want me to go and find someone who can work full time on the same job I do. However I'm not sure ...
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Fire a client when you have a part of responsibility for delaying project

I work on a project for a client . the project supposed to be delivered in 3 months for a fixed price . It's a year since we have started the project and it is not finished yet . the responsibility ...
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Can a slow developer really succeed in the web developer business?

I am currently a trainee web developer and hope to go freelance once I have learnt the ropes and am confident enough in most areas. One problem I have noticed is my speed with working and coding. I ...
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Can I sell my business idea in exchange for a job at the company that might be interested in it? [closed]

Me and my brother have an idea of the brand new product that would solve one widespread problem among the smartphone users. But due to the fact that we don’t have required resources and opportunities ...
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Demand for jQuery or jQuery UI freelancers? [closed]

I have the following experience: Four years experience in PHP, MySQL and WordPress Proficiency in jQuery and jQuery UI Is there demand for freelancers with experience in jQuery and jQuery UI?
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Is it a good idea to hire an outsourced freelancer directly?

I want to hire an 'outsourced' freelancer for my project - this is: a freelancer from an underdeveloped country who can work for much lower rates. Of course I see many websites for finding such ...
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Is giving Debit card number to freelancer.com secure? [closed]

I am new to work as a freelancer online. Recently I found a website freelancer.co.in. I want to work as a freelancer on it. But it is asking my Debit card number. I am afraid to give the details of my ...
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Consulting Contracts

So I started working with a new client on a web application starting this summer. Verbal agreements, nothing on paper. Did a few pages for them until they started asking for things outside of scope. ...
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How to deal with controlling external company that my client wants me to work together with

I'm working as a freelancer for a long term client on a complex project. In fact, this project is so complex that I cannot do it all on my own and as such a third party (an established company) was ...
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Relicensing work

I'm developing a system for Company A, the code for this system is split in to two parts. Part 1 is a general use framework that I've created and licensed to Company A without charge, Part 2 is code ...
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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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Should I list every short-term contract on my CV/LinkedIn?

What's common for me as a freelancer is to contract at different companies for typically between 1-6 months. Currently, I have 8 positions under work experience on my LinkedIn, 6 of which are within ...
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How do I account for money contributed before bank account opened?

I've basically put in $300 of my own money to Incorporate, purchase initial equipment, etc. Now I have my EIN and a Bank account and bookkeeping software - how do I ensure my owner's equity is ...
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What job on freelancing websites can do a person with medium English level and lower medium knowledge of PC?

A friend of mine is trying to make remote freelancing career. He cannot find job in his expertise for years because his job requires direct contact to the client (agriculture) and a remote advisory is ...
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Freelance websites that doesn't require credit card? [closed]

I want to start freelancing online but only have a bank account from a bank that isn't international. Is there any solution besides changing bank or getting a credit card(what is also a requirement ...
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How to charge clients [the right way]?

I always have the doubt about how to charge clients. I offer internet marketing services (SEO services mainly) to small and medium business that make at least 1 million € in sales over a year. The ...
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ODesk rejects for IP irregularities. Is that fair? [closed]

Just recently I had an incident with ODesk where they rejected and permanently banned me from freelancing. This blog post will highlight the support interactions I had with them in great detail: http:...
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What is a ballpark daily rate for a senior freelance front-end developer in NY?

I live in London, and prices vary from £300 up to £500+. Can anybody tell me what are the rates in New York? Thanks!
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How to elaborate functional documents (or samples)

I have doubts regarding the process of collecting customer expectations and turning then into a functional document that we both can follow up to measure if the project reaches expectations. I have a ...
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How to present a product as mine when it contains private/sensitive information?

I've recently completed a job that I would like to show in my resume or website, mostly as a testament to my skills and of course self-promotion. My data contains private information that, if found ...
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What should I do as a starting freelance web designer/developer? [closed]

I'm going to start as a freelance web designer in Spain. My concerns are that I don't know how much, what or when to charge my clients. Would a Wordpress website be more expensive because of its self ...
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How to look for new business / clients [duplicate]

I am new to the freelancing and need some pointers about how to search for new business or clients. My area of expertise are in Web Application Development both Client and server side which includes ...
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Hourly rates for a novice C# developer from Europe? [closed]

Okay so here is the deal, I'm a 20 year old student of Computer Science @ University of Zagreb. But I have been active in the programming industry and I have 9 months of employment experience in a ...
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Why should I be a freelancer [closed]

I would like to know why people would prefer to freelance than to work as an employee. I hope to get various answers. I don't think there would be a definitive answer to this question. PS: Again not ...
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How to sell software to schools and colleges?

I have developed software for schools and colleges, I have sold it to 12 clients so far. I am based in india. Can need some ideas on how to approach the schools and colleges.
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Get freelance contracts and not only hired contracts

I have trouble to get contracts as a freelancer. In every case it ends up with the company want to hire me and dont rent me as a freelancer. The main argument is something like "this is an ...
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Taxpayers can opt for their total income from employment or other sources to be assessed on an aggregate basis as under salaries tax?

I freelance in HK. I found this paragraph in a letter from Hong Kong's Inland Revenue Department. Can someone translate all this to simple English? What the heck does "aggregate basis" mean?...
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Why don't we broaden and rebrand as Business Administration, to grow this site?

Moderator - can you please move to Meta? I don't have enough award points. Chris W. Rea suggested this great idea. Imagine: a general "Business Administration" site covering business, ...
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Hosting management should be on the name of who? Customer's or our? [duplicate]

As a freelancer web designer should handle with the hosting management of a customer's site? When we manage it the hosting plan contract should be on the customer's name or on our one? If the hosting ...
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(UK freelancer) Do I still need to put a client's address in the invoice if they are not a business/company?

According to gov.uk my invoice must include "the company name and address of the customer you’re invoicing". However my customer does not have a company, I'm simply invoicing them as an ...
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Freelancer theft of client's property and non-shipment (US client, India freelancer)

I posted a basic hacking investigation job on Upwork and one of the people who applied seemed to be an excellent candidate. His cover letter informed me that he was USA licensed and certified, had ...
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upwork.com customer disappeared, I would like to do the same to the project

I am new on the upwork.com . I had a micro-project on it. The project was written out as a 4.5 hours long work. On the proposal description it was clear that it can be done in that time. So I applied ...
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Financial software for new 1099

I will be starting to work as a 1099 independent contractor at the end of the month and I am looking for convenient software / website to help me manage tax returns (I am based in Brooklyn, NY), keep ...

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