Working for Yourself

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323693
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This one-of-a-kind book includes all the legal and tax information an independent contractor need to start and run a successful freelance or consulting business.

Working with Independent Contractors

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323839
Format: PDF, ePub
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Working With Independent Contractors is a must-own for anyone who currently employs or is considering working with an independent contractor. People who want to or already do work with independent contractors will buy this book because it guides them through each component of the independent contractor arrangement and shows them in detail how to avoid legal troubles related to it.

Wage Slave No More

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: NOLO
ISBN: 9780873374583
Format: PDF
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The era of lifetime employment is over. Millions of people have gone into business for themselves rather than sign on for a ride on the corporate roller coaster.

Consultant Independent Contractor Agreements

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324371
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Designed for both independent contractors and the businesses who hire them, Consultant & Independent Contractor Agreements is the most comprehensive guide you’ll find anywhere. The book shows you how to: define the scope and duration of the work to be performed protect trade secrets, trademarks, patents, and copyrights satisfy IRS and other government agency requirements establish pay and other compensation avoid disputes. The new edition is completely updated to provide the latest rules and regulations for businesses and contractors. It includes step-by-step guidance and all the forms you'll need to draw up the necessary contracts.

Inside the Technical Consulting Business

Author: Harvey Kaye
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471183419
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Join the thousands of professionals who have already gotten Inside the Technical Consulting Business -- and discover how to channel your technical know-how into an exciting career as an independent consultant. This Third Edition of Harvey Kaye's bestselling guide gives you the focused, no-nonsense help you need to start and run your own consulting practice in today's ultracompetitive environment. What's inside: Setting up your consulting business. The lowdown on finances, record-keeping, office space, taxes, and choosing the form of business organization that's right for you. Insider's guide to proposals and contracts. Gives plenty of examples to use in your own consulting practice. Marketing secrets your boss never told you. Tips on creating demand for your services and keeping your clients coming back for repeat business. PLUS ALL-NEW MATERIAL ON: * Creating your personal strategic marketing plan. A step-by-step guide to developing and maintaining your competitive edge. * Learn from the pros. "Meet the Pros" interviews show how successful consultants handled some of the very problems you're likely to encounter. * Building successful client relationships. The inside scoop on keeping clients happy while protecting your own professional interests. * The technical challenges of consulting. A consultant's primer on problem-solving, coping with the information explosion, and organizing for maximum productivity.

Tax Deductions for Professionals

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323596
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Offers advice to licensed professionals who are subject to special tax rules on maximizing tax deductions, including deductions for start-up expenses, operating expenses, health care costs, travel expenses, and retirement plan contributions.

The Public Domain

Author: Stephen Fishman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324010
Format: PDF, Docs
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A top resource for writers, musicians, artists, filmmakers, software and app developers, and anyone who needs creative content for free! A great introduction to the history of public domain and its significance in the legal landscape of intellectual property.

J K Lasser s Guide to Self Employment

Author: Barbara Weltman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118811437
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Tax facts and strategies every self-employed person needs to know If you're thinking about starting a business, or have already begun one, you are not alone. There are more than 23 million workers who are already self-employed and file Schedule C to report their income and expenses. As a self-employed person you have to handle many, if not all, of the aspects of running your business. J.K. Lasser's Guide to Self-Employment is intended to help you with some business aspects with which you may not be familiar—but which have a great impact on your bottom line. It skillfully focuses on taxes as well as many legal and financial matters that may pertain to your business. Informative and accessible, J.K. Lasser's Guide to Self-Employment is designed for you, the self-employed person working alone as a service provider, to help pin down all of the tax breaks to which you may be entitled. Divided into three comprehensive parts, this reliable resource will help you: Learn the basics of tax reporting: from what it means to be self-employed and an overview of what you have to report—as well as where and when—to becoming familiar with Schedule C Discover the various types of deductions and credits you can claim to reduce revenue that's taxed Become familiar with an array of planning strategies that you can use to make better business decisions throughout the year as well as other strategies you can employ as your business grows And much more Don't be intimidated by taxes and other responsibilities of being self-employed. Instead, embrace the opportunities that a better understanding of tax, legal, and financial responsibilities can produce. Let J.K. Lasser's Guide to Self-Employment show you how. Don't forget to view the free online supplement to this book at JKLasser.com for late tax changes made by Congress and other up-to-the-minute developments.