Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News June 2021

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As the independent workforce continues to grow, so do the issues of worker compliance and misclassification. It is important for enterprises to remain informed about the latest laws, regulations, and developments surrounding these topics. Each month, we’ll bring you the latest news stories from around the web. 1. Highly-Skilled Directional Driller Was Independent Contractor In…

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5 Ways Your Spending Habits Hinder Success as an Independent Consultant

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    Thinking back to my early corporate days at Accenture, I recall a time when a colleague and I wrote a business case asking the company to sponsor us to attend a Women’s Leadership Conference. The cost of the conference was $275. Accenture approved it. Looking back, I laugh at myself. I probably invested…

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What is Net Income?


What Is Net income? Net income is the profit your business earns after expenses and allowable deductions. Why Is Net Income Important? As an independent professional, it is important to have a good handle on your finances. Knowing where your business stands financially can help you make important decisions such as setting bill rate, determining…

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How to Overcome Barriers to Landing New Work


One of the most challenging parts of running your own business is landing new opportunities. Referrals can be a great way to gain new work, but it’s up to you to find the right people in your network, create strong relationships, and connect with them to find out what’s happening and how you can get involved.…

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4 Tips for Running Your Freelance Business as a Digital Nomad

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As the world opens back up, many people have renewed their intentions to travel. Concurrently, the pandemic underscored how much easier it was to work from home than most professionals expected. So it’s not surprising that businesses are adapting to become more travel-friendly. In 2019, just over seven million Americans identified as digital nomads. That number exploded by 49% in…

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How to Get Client Referrals


When potential clients hear about your qualifications directly from people they know and trust, it lends credibility to your reputation. Word-of-mouth can be a powerful marketing tool for independent contractors. However, there’s an art to asking for and receiving referrals. Follow these five tactics to go about getting client referrals and recommendations in the right way.…

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How to Start a Small Business: Checklist

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If you’re curious about starting your own business, there’s a lot to consider. When first starting out, it is important to take time and fully think thorough what running your own company actually entails. Testing out your idea while keeping your existing job is an ideal trial run, because it will give you time to…

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