I generally can’t stand blog posts that list a ton of links. I know, I know, it’s the thing to do and sharing the love goes hand in hand with good blogging practices.
Still, I tend to avoid it. My thoughts are that one day, there will be a confusing and complex spider web of posts about links that link to other posts about links and more posts about links until all that is left to read in the universe is links.
While surfing around to look for information about money issues, taxes and filing income reports, I did end up finding information that may be useful to beginning freelance writers. Sometimes, bending the “rules” is worth it, so here are those links (shudders):
- Get details on the 1099 form for US tax filing and what to do in the case of discrepancies
- Prepare for tax time by making sure you have everything you need
- InkyGirl offers a ton of good tax tips for writers
- Government GST and PST collection information for Canadian self-employed writers who gross over $30,000 per year – and that’s gross, not net, folks.
- Information on what is considered a business expense
- A good FAQ about some tax-related issues for freelance writers
- Tips to keep track of your writing business expenses
- Luc Latulippe goes in search of the accounting software that does it all. He’s still looking…
- Ehow offers tips on information to indicate on your invoices
- Here’s a great list of some applications that benefit freelancers– including accounting software
- Here are some FAQs for GST answered by the PWAC
- This is an interesting post on a system for invoicing clients
- And last but not least, here’s an article on how to invoice clients from the all-knowing About.com.
I told Harry that the next time I come up with what I think is a brilliant idea for a series of posts, he should smack me around or something. Still, I hope you’ve enjoyed the mini-series on accounting and money matters for freelance writers, and I hope even more that you learn something new.
[tags]accounting resources, freelance writing business, gst collection[/tags]