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What’s New About the Home Office Deduction in 2024?

This article is posted with permission from our partner TaxAct. File your freelance taxes with confidence using TaxAct’s easy-to-use tax software. Freelancers Union members get 25% off the cost of federal and state tax filing: https://bit.ly/freelancers_taxact_blogIf you are self-employed and work at home — even just part-time — you may claim a home...

Wed Feb 21, 2024 17:05
Updated Worker Classification Rules Which May Affect Freelance Businesses

New Guidance on Employee vs. Independent Contractor Status from the Department of Labor Takes Effect March 24, 2024The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has introduced the Final Rule on Employee or Independent Contractor Classification, which was published in the Federal Register on January 10, 2024. This critical update aims to help employers correctly...

Wed Feb 21, 2024 17:05
Nowadays, working families have to make tough choices with limited dollars.

This post is provided by our partner, MetroPlusHealth. Find affordable health plans for New Yorkers of all ages from MetroPlusHealth.It goes without saying that raising a family is expensive. And the recent spike in cost of living doesn’t help, either. Add to that paying for your family’s healthcare, and you’re looking at a busted budget. The average...

Tue Feb 20, 2024 20:03
Here’s what to do if your Gmail was hacked

This article is posted with permission from our partner MacPaw. MacPaw makes Mac + iOS apps that have been installed on over 30 million devices worldwide. Freelancers Union members receive 30 days of free unlimited access to CleanMyMacX and Setapp: https://freelancersunion.org/resources/perks/macpaw/Can a freelancer's Gmail be hacked? Absolutely, yes....

Wed Feb 14, 2024 18:30
Top Inflation Changes for Tax Year 2023

This article is posted with permission from our partner TaxAct. File your freelance taxes with confidence using TaxAct’s easy-to-use tax software. Freelancers Union members get 25% off the cost of federal and state tax filing: https://bit.ly/freelancers_taxact_blogWhile there is no escaping inflation, the IRS adjusts certain tax numbers every year to...

Wed Feb 14, 2024 18:30
Mental Health: Finding the Help You Need

This post is provided by our partner, MetroPlusHealth. Find affordable health plans for New Yorkers of all ages from MetroPlusHealth.When your life spins out of control, asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness.The American Psychological Association advises that you get the help of a trained mental health provider if:You constantly worryYou...

Wed Feb 14, 2024 18:30

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