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Freelancer finances

What can you claim on tax? A guide for freelancers

One of the perks of being a sole trader or freelancer is the ability to reduce your tax bill by claiming business expenses as a tax deduction.

April 7th, 2020
7 min read
Freelancer finances

Death to spreadsheets (and other time management strategies for freelancers)

You’ve probably heard it a million times: “This spreadsheet will keep you organized!” While it may be true for some, the spreadsheet model can be a huge time waster.

March 17th, 2022
4 min read
Freelancer finances

End of Financial Year checklist for freelancers and sole traders

End of financial year doesn’t have to be stressful—it just takes a little planning and preparation. Here’s everything freelancers need to do to wrap up their financial year with no loose ends.

June 5th, 2021
5 min read
Freelancer finances

The freelancer’s guide to a Business Activity Statement (BAS)

When you start your freelancing career, it won’t take long before you come across the term Business Activity Statement, or BAS. Learn what a BAS is, what it’s for, and when to file them.

March 24th, 2021
4 min read
Freelancer finances

Business bank accounts for sole traders

If you’re a freelancer or sole trader, separating your personal and business finances into separate bank accounts is the easiest way to simplify your accounting.

February 5th, 2021
5 min read
Freelancer finances

Tax for sole traders

As a sole trader, it’s important to make sure you understand how to handle your taxes. This can be overwhelming, especially if you are new to freelancing.

September 1st, 2020
4 min read
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