Working for Yourself: Law & Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers & Consultants

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Be your own boss -- easily, efficiently and successfully -- with this bestseller! Whether you're an independent contractor, freelancer, or consultant, it all adds up to the same thing: You need to be more aware of laws and taxes than the average person. Fortunately, Working for Yourself provides all the information you need to stay on top of it all. An independent contractor himself, Stephen Fishman shows you everything you need to know to meet business start-up requirements, pick a business structure, set up home or outside offices, obtain permits and licenses, price your services or products, comply with strict IRS rules, establish sound business relationships, avoid unfair contracts, draft good agreements, keep good records, get paid in full and on time, and much, much more! The 6th edition is completely revised to provide the up-to-date information you need, including the most current tax rates and changes in the law. Whether you already work for yourself or are thinking about making the move, Working for Yourself will help make sure you do it right.

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About the Author:

Stephen Fishman is the author of many Nolo books, most recently Tax Deductions for Professionals. Other titles include Deduct It! Lower Your Small Business Taxes, Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide and Home Business Tax Deductions - plus many other legal and business books. He received his law degree from the University of Southern California. After time in government and private practice, he became a full-time legal writer.

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A clearly presented, all-around resource. (US News & World Report 2009-01-01)

If everything goes well with that new freelance business... then Nolo's Working for Yourself is the only book you'll need. (Accounting Today 2009-01-01)

Whether you already work for yourself or are thinking about making the move, Working for Yourself will help make sure it's done right. (Des Moines Register 2009-01-01)

Comprehensive, current, and savvy... highly recommended. (Library Journal 2009-01-01)

Walks the reader through the basics of choosing a business form and then deals with start-up concerns, the myriad tax-paying and reporting issues and introductory information on recordkeeping, intellectual property and agreements. (Minneapolis Star-Tribune 2009-01-01)

As an independent contractor, you are your boss. This is why Fishman's book is so important. (New Orleans Times-Picayune 2009-01-01)

A comprehensive guide to meeting the requirements for starting as an independent contractor. (Orange County Register 2009-01-01)

Could well have been called The Independent Contractor Bible... Don't contract independently without it. (Leonard Charla Small Press Magazine 2009-01-01)

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