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6 Creative Ways to Use Overseas Virtual Assistants

6 Creative Ways to Use Overseas Virtual Assistants

Some tasks don't require knowing fluent English and can be easily handled abroad.
Hiring Advice for Startups: What You Need to Know

Hiring Advice for Startups: What You Need to Know

For entrepreneurs, hiring is an essential function for their startup. A bad hire can lead to major headaches, while an amazing addition can help propel a company to the next level.
How the IRS Classifies Independent Contractors

How the IRS Classifies Independent Contractors

The Internal Revenue Service scrutinizes the use of contractors carefully, so don't let worker-classification rules trip you up or you could wind up extra taxes, penalties and interest. Here's how to avoid tax problems with 1099 workers.
Freelancers and Their Advocates Gain New Visibility

Freelancers and Their Advocates Gain New Visibility

Freelancers Union founder is elected to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Online Sellers Brace for a New Tax Filing Requirement

Online Sellers Brace for a New Tax Filing Requirement

Some small businesses may need to declare added income on their 2011 returns. Here's what you need to know if do business on eBay or Etsy.
Do You Need a Full-Timer, Contractor or Outsourced Help?

Do You Need a Full-Timer, Contractor or Outsourced Help?

Workers come in more varieties than ever. Use this advice to choose the best option for your business.

Employee or Independent Contractor: Watch Your Classifications

Compliance with the rules governing worker classifications can save you a lot of trouble down the road.

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