Working for Yourself: Law & Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers & Consultants by Stephen Fishman, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Working for Yourself: Law & Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers & Consultants

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

by Stephen Fishman
     
 

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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, author Attorney Stephen Fishman shows you everything you need to

Overview

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, author Attorney Stephen Fishman shows you everything you need to know to: meet business start-up requirements set up home or outside offices comply with strict IRS rules establish sound business relationships avoid unfair contracts draft good agreements get paid in full and on time The 4th edition is completely updated to include information on nondisclosure agreements and retirement plans, the latest rules on deducting health insurance expenses, up-to-date details on Archer Medical Savings Accounts and more.

Editorial Reviews

Des Moines Register
Whether you already work for yourself or are thinking about making the move, Working for Yourself will help make sure it's done right.
New Orleans Times-Picayune
As an independent contractor, you are your boss. This is why Fishman's book is so important.
Leonard Charla
Could well have been called The Independent Contractor Bible... Don't contract independently without it.
Small Press Magazine
Accounting Today
If everything goes well with that new freelance business... then Nolo's Working for Yourself is the only book you'll need.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune
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.
Orange County Register
A comprehensive guide to meeting the requirements for starting as an independent contractor.
Small Press Magazine
Could well have been called The Independent Contractor Bible... Don't contract independently without it.
— Leonard Charla
US News & World Report
A clearly presented, all-around resource.
From the Publisher

“As an independent contractor, you are your boss. This is why Fishman’s book is so important.”  New Orleans Times-Picayune

“Covers everything independent contractors need to know.” Business Life

""This thorough and well-organized volume will guide individuals through the legal and tax issues that come with the territory. From deciding on legal structures to drafting contracts to collecting payment from deadbeat clients, this is excellent information."" Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413319811
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
02/28/2014
Edition description:
Ninth Edition
Pages:
568
Sales rank:
720,545
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet 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: Keep What You Earn—plus many other legal and business books. He received his law degree from the University of Southern California and after time in government and private practice, became a full-time legal writer.

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