It appears that the gig economy is here to stay.  As life gets more expensive, more people turn to freelance work to make ends meet.  Even people with salaried jobs often also have a side hustle.  As good as it feels to make money from freelancing, it is disturbing when the IRS charges you huge tax obligations on your 1099 income.  The best thing you can do to void unnecessary tax burdens for freelancing is to get an EIN from the IRS-EIN website.  It is the same site where people apply for IRS estate Tax ID numbers. Sole Proprietorship Is…

It seems like people are breaking laws that they did not even know existed just about every day, and for good reason. Thousands of new laws go into effect each year, and even those that work in the legal system have a hard time keeping up with the changes. The average person could never know every law that is on the books, yet many are being cited for breaking laws that they weren’t even aware existed. What happens when you break a law you didn’t know about? Your Day in Court When you break the law, you will be given…

Traditional research paper writing required an enormous amount of paperwork. Just two decades ago, the process would incur the long and complicated process of visiting a library, perusing the card catalog, visiting the stacks, taking notes in notebooks, organizing ideas on index cards, drafting your paper in longhand online paper, and typing a final copy on a typewriter, or visiting the library or computer lab yet again to use a machine and a dot matrix printer. The entire effort could take days for even the simplest of essays, just because of the challenge involved in going places and physically moving…

When going to a trade show, there is almost always going to be a large amount of competition. This means that you need to stand out above everyone else and to make it clear that you have the best possible products and ideas. One of the best ways to do this is to make sure that you have the best possible display, making the competition look cheap and unprepared by comparison. 1. A Good Color Scheme A good color scheme will call attention to your booth, but will also make sure that it doesn’t seem out of place. Every industry…