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Income Taxes for Freelancers

If you're new to freelancing, chances are that you have some questions about how to calculate and report your income taxes.

1. Introduction (:46)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction (:46) :46 FREE!
  2. Starting a Business and Keeping Records (4:44) 4:44 FREE!
  3. Business Use of Your Home (8:08) 8:08 FREE!
  4. Meals and Entertainment (6:07) 6:07 FREE!
  5. Final Return for the Year (5:34) 5:34 FREE!
  6. Business Versus Hobby (5:08) 5:08 FREE!
  7. Conclusion (3:48) 3:48 FREE!

Video Details

If you're new to freelancing, chances are that you have some questions about how to calculate and report your income taxes. This tutorial covers the basics of income taxes for freelancers -- from tracking typical business expenses and making quarterly estimated payments, through filing your completed annual return. It also includes important information about the tax issues that are raised if your freelance business is not profitable.

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Shel Perkins
Shel Perkins is a graphic designer and management consultant with nineteen years of experience in managing the operations of creative firms in the U.S. and the U.K. He also teaches professional practices in design at the California College of Arts, the Academy of Art in San Francisco, and the University of California.