Senate Votes to Repeal 1099 Provision, Saves Freelancers Big Headaches

Last week, we were eagerly awaiting news on the status of new tax reporting requirements, and we’re happy to report that the U.S. Senate just voted to repeal this provision of the health care reform law.

Without this repeal, the provision would have required you to file 1099...


Freelancer Payment Protection Act Introduced in New York State

Freelancers Union members and staff have been steadily building support for legislation to help freelancers collect what they are rightfully owed, and we're thrilled with the newly introduced, bipartisan Freelancer Payment Protection Act (S4129/A6698). This legislation mimics the language of the current labor law, which currently only protects...


Freelancing in the UK, Part 3: "The Voice of Freelancing"

The last item on my tour of freelance London was a visit with the PCG (Professional Contractors Group), "the voice of freelancing in the UK." They are, as far as I can see, the only freelancers group that is as formally structured, staffed, and financed an organization in the world...