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How can I approach US clients with web development work?

Skype It doesn't matter if you can't have personal meetings with them. Clients love to be able to do Skype meetings if you don't mind using it. You simply need to make it very clear that you're ...
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Having clients abroad as a LLC

Probably the best thing would be to negotiate a rate in Euros. As far as their accounting is concerned, it wouldn't be much different from using a local freelancer. They can send you a check in Euros ...
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Is there Bank account good for freelancers?

Not sure if I understood you correctly, but I've heard good things about the the Estonian e-residency in regards to e-businesses and banks.
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Invoicing Upwork clients for UK registered sole trader

As long as you can produce invoices for every job you are taking money in for, you should be golden. It's definitely nice to have everything in one system, right? What I would do (I don't use ...
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US-based freelancer invoicing in foreign currency, can I have my UK client pay pound sterling into a UK-based current account?

The important is that you declare your revenues in the country you're operating the business. And as the url below suggests, you might also need to declare this UK bank account to the IRS. So yes, you ...
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When outsourcing freelance work to foreign country, do I file a 1065, a 1099/1042(S)?

I eventually had to talk to an accountant. He told me that regardless of method of payment, my US LLC does not have to withhold taxes or report the payment as payments to contractors (1099/1042(S)) to ...
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How much cost can be charged for an hour in web development.?

I would like to supplement the existing answers. The services you offer have a business value. For example, if your work may double their sales revenue but it only takes you 20 hours to do the work, ...
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Enquiries from overseas

Whether dealing with local or overseas clients, you ideally want them to take a stake in the project before starting (otherwise it can be easy for them to walk away for whatever reason). I achieve ...
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Enquiries from overseas

With 99,9% of probability is about phishing or malware. They even copy existing templates of real requests from real companies, they attach a zip or pdf with malware then you get some virus or ...
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Missing the benefits of freelancer's association or union

I would strongly suggest that you see this as an opportunity to start your own organization. You can base it off the many models that are available but you would make it free to join at first. Once ...
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Missing the benefits of freelancer's association or union

None of the perks you mention are actually free; they're all paid for in some way. To me, part of being a freelancer is having the right and obligation to construct the package of perks you want for ...
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Contracts for clients in different jurisdictions

I have worked with clients all over the world - and as codenoir says, the only important factor in terms of location is to be clear about the jurisdiction the contract falls under. Eg, for England/...
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How to find reliable sources of freelance projects abroad?

I have not followed those suggested links in the comments to your questions yet, but one idea I had was: There must be a community or network of expats from your country in Japan. You cannot do ...
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