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How did y’all find good accountants with experience working with freelancers?

I’m based in LA if anyone has recommendations.

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As a freelancer what would you estimate you spend per year on business software and services to help you manage being a solopreneur?
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What’s freelancing like in Europe? Thinking about moving because (gestures at America)

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Massachusetts freelance but go to NY/travel for work occasionally. I am looking at marketplace insurance and leaning towards a Tufts plan. Anyone have problems with Tufts? The BCBS higher cost but the… more

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Been out of the interviewing and job search loop for a minute, wondering if sending out my portfolio via Google slides is “ok”?

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Newbie question: someone reached out via email to ask my availability and rate. Do you typically send that info over email or ask to do a phone call instead?

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Hi fellow - NYC remote freelancers - who have relocated out of NY state - I now live in a state with no state paycheck taxes (FL), but find myself getting taxed as if I still live in NY/NJ every paych… more

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Folks who used to be based in NYC but have moved elsewhere, if you still work with agencies in NYC, do you charge NYC rates or lower your rates to be more attractive?

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Hi everyone, I’m new to FL. What do you think a good hourly and day rate would be for a mid-level Copywriter with 3 years of experience?

Thank you in advance!

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I'm worried I asked for too much from a client. I asked for $125/h for Senior Product Designer work. Did I ask for too much? I thought it was fair given taxes and no benefits.

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Anyone ever double dip at two agencies in the same holding company? I had the opportunity and wussed out. Didn’t want to burn bridges, even though I could totally handle it.

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Looking for recos on a good color printer, pref laser, that can print 11x17. Any designers or ADs with recos appreciated. And yes, I still print stuff like a caveman.

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Is it normal to have 45% taken out of your paycheck for taxes? That’s almost half of the paycheck!

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If an outside recruiter gets you a freelance gig, are you required to always use or notify that recruiter in the future for the same company? (the way it is for full time)

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Newbie question here: I’ve got a sizeable job for which I need to tag in a few partners to complete. Client is paying me the whole invoice (to my LLC). How should I account for the others in taxes, et… more

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Old marketer, new freelancer here-

SOS- Has anyone ran into an issue working for a small local business that wants to use trending sounds/music but also wants to list their business address… more

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I am looking to do some freelance work part time on salesforce platform . I have considerable experience in Salesforce products like sales cloud , service cloud and health cloud. I am new to free lanc… more

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Is Zelle a good service to receive payment from clients? I'd like to avoid PayPal because they charge a fee for receiving money.

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I’m starting to do more freelance copywriting and content strategy on the side. My question is: Do any of you pay for a keyword research tool for your “personal” use so you can provide clients with th… more

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FL rates for senior CW in Chicago?

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What are some unexpected things you’ve been able to write off? (First year freelancing as an s corp)

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I make roughly $30k in freelance on the side of my FT. My tax advisor said to start an S-corp, but it seems so confusing and complicated plus a lot of additional costs with payrolls and annual fees. I… more

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I’m planning to start some freelance content writing on the side in addition to my day job but unsure about the tax implications. I know there’s a 15% self-employed tax, do you pay that in addition to… more

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Is it possible to request a couple (unpaid) days off during a long-ish contract?

I potentially have a 4ish month contract starting soon and realized my friend’s out-of-town wedding falls in… more

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As a freelancer, whenever there’s a dry spell in work, do you ever get that feeling of “what if I never work again”?

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What are your Pharma hourly freelance rates at ACD level? Please share.

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The CPA who did my taxes last year recommended I start an S-corp. She charges $500 to file it and I plan to have her do my taxes again next year. Is there a way to file it for free on my own or should… more

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I’m charging a day rate for a couple weeks with a large agency in NYC. I’m working probably 2-3 extra hours a day past 8, and now they want me to check some work on Sunday evening. Probably anywhere f… more

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Any advice for when you have a few agencies/clients *potentially* wanting to book you at the same time but they are wishy washy to *actually* seal the deal with a contract?

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Why is April-June always slow?

… if it is, for you. I work in post production. Usually picks up in July. Curious why this might be?

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Anyone know who the creative recruiter for Crispin is?

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Left Brooklyn in May 2021. I’ve been living in Mexico City for around 6 months and need to return stateside for my visa and to handle a few other things. I think I want to secure temporary residency a… more

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Hi all-my idea pool has run dry. Trying to
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Knowing Q2 is usually slow. When would it be kicking back!l? Around Aug?

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