A Guide for Self-Employed, Professionals, and Freelancers You may wonder what’s next with paying your contributions to SSS and where they are distributed to. Let’s take a look into the allocation of SSS contributions and shed light on how your contributions support the various benefits and services provided by the… Read MoreI Now Have SSS, Where Does My Contribution Go To?
In recent years, freelancing has become a popular career choice for many Filipinos. With the rise of technology and the internet, more and more businesses are turning to freelancers for their needs. As a freelancer, you can work from the comfort of your own home or from anywhere in the… Read MoreShould You Really Explore Being a Freelancer?
It’s that time of the year again! Time to start preparing for your annual income tax return. Filing your taxes can be overwhelming, but it’s an important responsibility as a citizen. This year, the deadline for filing your income tax return in the Philippines is April 15, 2023. In this… Read MoreYour 2023 Guide to Master Annual Income Tax Return Filing in Under 5 Minutes
In this episode of Tax Tips Tuesdays, Ej and Ginger Arboleda and Marv de Leon discuss how professionals (from doctors, lawyers, dentists, photographers, wedding planners to freelancers) can register their business. In particular, they answer this question from a viewer: “If I have a small business that is not current… Read MoreHow to Register Your Business as a Professional (Tax Tips Tuesdays Ep. 2)
Freelancing can be a life-changing experience. You get to enjoy cool perks like having control over your income and independence. But when it comes to BIR online filing, you might have lots of questions to ask. Registering your gig with the BIR is an absolute must if you want your career… Read MoreBIR Online Filing Guide: How Filipino Freelancers can Register for Taxes
If you have mixed earnings or a side gig on top of your regular job, you might be wondering how you should file your taxes to bir gov ph. Mixed income earners are simply those who receive income from several sources. This includes your employee salary, business earnings, or gross… Read MoreSide Gigs and Mixed Earnings: How to Declare Your Taxes to bir gov ph
How can you organize your business taxes in the Philippines? Go paperless Compile your receipts and invoices Set up a bank account for paying taxes Keep track of all your payment dates Many Filipino freelancers and entrepreneurs often find it difficult to organize their business taxes in the Philippines.… Read MoreHow to Be Organized with Your Business Taxes in the Philippines
What do you need to know about BIR Form 1901? The primary purpose of BIR Form 1901 The people who need to file BIR Form 1901 The steps you need to take to file the BIR Form 1901 Under the established TRAIN Law, all Filipino workers (aside from minimum-wage earners)… Read MoreA Comprehensible Guide for BIR Form 1901
For Filipino freelancers, taking the leap from their corporate jobs into the wild world of online freelancing can be a daunting start to a rewarding career.
Luckily, it’s not as scary as it used to be. Many freelancers will not face the same problems that those who started years back had encountered, thanks to the web-based freelance mentoring platform Online Jobs University.
Below, we get to know more about Genesis, the founder of Online Job University, and his precious advice for Filipino freelancers, and just about everybody who wants to pursue their passion and make a difference:
It wasn’t always living a life he truly wanted for himself.
Before Raffy Vicente set out to build his own consultancy firm, he was working full-time as an employee for almost a decade.
He yearned for something more fulfilling, career-wise: a level-up of some sort. That was the time he decided that it was time for a change.
But while it was the desire for freedom that had made him leave, it was ultimately his burning passion and relentless drive that eventually built and grew his company, RV Marketing Services.
Below, Raffy recounts his rewarding journey from leaving the corporate world to joining the growing pool of successful entrepreneurs who continue to defy their comfort zones, in the name of following and living out their passions:Read MoreTaxumo Heroes: Why Paying His Income Tax Won’t Stop Raffy from Pursuing His Passion