Important Tax Forms for Self-Employed, Independent Contractors

There are several federal IRS tax forms that you’ll probably be handling as a self-employed person, a freelancer, an independent contractor, or whatever you want to call yourself.   1. W-9, “Request for Taxpayer Identification Number” When you perform work for someone as an independent contractor, the client is required to give you a W-9…

Copyright Law Made Easy

Do you understand copyright? Most people don’t. And in most cases, you don’t need to worry about most cases of copyright infringement like taking images off Google Image search. I mean, who’s going to go through the trouble of suing you? However, if you’re running a business, it’s absolutely critical that you follow the law,…

Everything You Need to Know About The Hawaii General Excise Tax

  Updated 5/30/2018 I am slowly making updates to the article. If you post 2 or more links, your comment will be auto-marked as spam by the system. Thanks to DAVID W RISTAU CPA for helping to answer some of the questions in the comments section. There are now over 250 questions and answers combined — you…