Not working as a full-time employee? Doesn’t matter. Freelancers are also liable to pay income tax. Any income earned from a profession requiring to display intellectual or manual skills is taxed under the head ‘Profits and Gains from Business or Profession’ in the Income-tax Act. A freelancer is recommended to collect all their income through … Continue reading How to file ITR as a Freelancer?
Troubled running after clients asking for your payment? Don’t worry, you are not the only one. From late payments to getting completely ghosted, freelancers and small businesses face a lot of payment issues frequently. Apart from facing issues of meeting your own financial obligations, chasing after payments also leads to wastage of your valuable time, … Continue reading How to collect Faster Payments?
As Lawrence Bossidy said, “Nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day, you bet on people, not on strategies.”. The emphasis on correct recruitment holds true in the light of the fact that businesses are built on the kind of synergy that its people bring to … Continue reading When to hire a Freelancer vs full timers
Starting as a new freelancer is difficult if you have 0 clients. Ideally you should start working with an established company or another freelancer, and then commission some work from them. If you successfully get work from your peers, start working on building relation with your clients and then you will get new clients via … Continue reading Why Is It Difficult For New Freelancers To Establish Themselves? And It’s Solution.
Getting work done from freelancers can be very challenging at times. The biggest challenge is communication. We all have gone through those days when freelancers don’t reply to emails or calls. Here are the top reasons we have come across for broken communication. He is not free at that moment - Just respect that. He … Continue reading Why Freelancers Stop Replying To Client’s Calls
Being stuck for too long at the same point makes me feel miserable. Over the years I have tried to figure out the various reasons of being stuck with a piece of work. Identifying the problem will help you resolve faster. Why are you stuck? And how to resolve it. Unclear brief from client: A … Continue reading Freelancer Productivity: 8 Tips To Break The Blockage and Get More Work Done
One the many freedoms that freelancing brings is the choice of work place. Because you do not have a fixed team, you don't need to have a fixed office place. Freelancers still struggle with finding the right place to work. We will look at the options for freelancers and the best place to work. Objective … Continue reading Where Should Freelancers Work From? Cafe, Home, Office or Coworking Space?
Becoming a better freelancer involves improving your core skillset and then being able to communicate that to a client or lead. While core skillset is different for everyone, there are soft skills that are applicable to all kinds of freelancers that will help your win and retain more clients. 1. A portfolio with “branded” clients … Continue reading 5 Things To Do To Be A Better Freelancer Right Now?
Note: Refrens Smart Invoices is the easiest invoice system for freelancers in India. It's FREE forever. Try Now. Setting the right price for Freelance service always takes a toll on our creative brain. We are always confused between quoting a higher price thereby risking to lose the potential client, or quoting a lower price and … Continue reading Freelancer Pricing – How To Price Your Service For First Time Customers?