Working with demanding clients

Seattle has a long history of being a hub for creatives, and has been in the midst of a huge makeover as Silicon Valley has begun to expand into the Emerald City. Seattle and the Puget Sound are a dense mix of urban areas surrounded by beautiful wilderness. Coupled with a robust public transit system, this provides many opportunities for both business and pleasure! In addition to 6200 acres of city parks there is access to wilderness recreational areas within 30m of the city. Continue reading “Working with demanding clients”

The tax man cometh

Every year, professionals and freelancers feel the crunch of Tax Time. Without fail, the Freelancer’s Union tax workshop draws the biggest classes, the most discussion, and the most confusion!

That’s why I brought in local CPA superstar Teresa Herrin to field the nitty gritty tax questions brought up by Seattle’s finest freelancers. Teresa was a fountain of knowledge throughout the night! I highly recommend her to address your tax time woes, connect with her on LinkedIn.

Freelancer’s Union is a nonprofit based out of NYC that provides insurance and educational resources for freelance and independent workers around the country. You can keep up to date on the most current topics and cities provided by Spark here: freelancersunion.org/spark.

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