Unanswered Questions

53 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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Post-Brexit: Am I supposed to register and charge UK VAT?

Something that has been unclear for me post-brexit. I am a sole proprietor located in the Netherlands and am providing a remote service (B2B) to a UK company. In 2020 during the brexit transition, I ...
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In Germany, can I invoice a client for freelance work without having a business registered?

Having already a job as employee in a German company, can one also do some freelance job without being registered as a freelance or as a company? The intention is not to open a proper company or ...
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EU self-employed, UK client, post-Brexit, should I charge VAT?

I have a sole-proprietorship registered in Germany and provide services to my customers. I am currently in negotiations with a UK client. Now that the UK left the European Union and that deals have ...
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What factors should I consider when pricing commercial use licenses for digital products that aren't software?

Most of the licensing questions I see on here are about software-type products. I'm asking about products such as pre-made templates, worksheets, planners, and illustrations. In other words, creative ...
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About IP for coding projects - How to protect your own boiler plate and helper scripts

I have a question about IP in freelancing. What types terms would you put in an IP agreement with a client to ensure that: Any code you use from your own code base (convenience code or frameworks) ...
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How to offer services when organization is looking for an Employee

I am an independent contractor and recently saw a job posting for the same work I do as a contractor. I do not want to be an employee but would like the organization to know that I specialize in that ...
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Create project from approved estimate with task budgets?

I keep bumping my head against this freelancer/contractor workflow issue. I'd like to be able to create a project from an approved estimate with a click or workflow or zap, along with the amount ...
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Desktop software for screenshot time tracker

I researched in this SE and I found this and this, but this is not what I am looking for. I have various computers so 1 time tracker for 1 desktop doesn't work if I need Linux for some task and each ...
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How can my S-Corp sign up to pay for health insurance on my behalf?

I have created an S-Corp for which I am the sole owner/employee. I understand, according to this article that as the owner of the S-Corp I cannot get health insurance tax-free, but if the insurance ...
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What to do if you received a bad check as a freelancer, and purchased on behalf of the client?

What to do if you received a bad check as a freelancer? My client on Thursday sent me a check from a Wells Fargo business bank account with insufficient funds (at least that is what my bank explained ...
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Does bidding early on a project increases the rank of the bid on freelancer.in?

If a freelancer bids on a project as soon as it is opened on freelancer, does it increases the rank of that bid? I have noticed this but I am not hundred percent sure. While viewing my bid insights I ...
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Looking for timer by service and task to group and import

I've been struggling with connecting my various system and having only enough tools to make my freelancing work and invoicing flow efficient. I've been using Freshbooks for invoicing and Asana for ...
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I'm an Extreme Programming (XP) Agile Coach. Does it make sense to apply to companies looking for Scrum Masters?

I can generalize this question to, "I'm knowledgeable in this methodology that is relatively rare in the market, yet respected (to those that have heard of it). Does it make sense to reach out to ...
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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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I was robbed by Upwork, what do I do?

I've been happily using Upwork three years ago as a freelancer. Recently I've logged in again and tried as a client. I had one contract performed successfully and had money in escrow for the second ...

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