Should a freelancer pay taxes to the state?

If you look at the problem from the point of view of the state, then yes, it should. If you earn, you have to pay taxes. A freelancer thinks a little differently – he is completely free and it is not a good idea to deduct some taxes from not always regular earnings on the Internet.

Serious freelancers still prefer to pay taxes. Since in addition to the minus that part of the earnings will have to be paid, there are also undoubted advantages. What kind? Let’s consider.

You can take a loan from a bank, applying for a visa abroad will become easier, various procedures related to freelance website will be greatly simplified with the advent of taxpayer status.

There will be a medical policy, seniority will go, you will receive a pension.

This is promising, as some of the confusion associated with the rapid development of freelancing will end and the day may come when the tax office will reach you. It’s better not to bring it to this.

In addition, it is nice to feel like a full member of society, an entrepreneur and a successful person. Here are some suggestions that may come in handy.

You need to choose your status: IP or LLC. IP, an individual entrepreneur, is the best suited for freelancers. With the registration of difficulties a little and less tax base. But the individual entrepreneur is liable for obligations with all his property, in contrast to the LLC, which draws to lose only the authorized capital.

Tax system. A simplified one is optimal for a freelancer, according to which 6% of all income is deducted. You can choose another option – 15% of income minus expenses. If you work alone and do not attract assistants from the outside – choose 6%.

State registration

You need to come to the tax office, having with you the following documents:

1. Application for state registration. Carefully check the correctness of the filling before signing.

2. The original and copy of the passport, certified by a notary.

3. The original and notarized copy of the document confirming the address of the place of residence.

4. Receipt of payment of state duty.

After that, you need to specify all the activities that you want to engage in. You need to choose a lot, with a view to the development of their activities. As you can see, it’s not very difficult. Now you are an individual entrepreneur!

After that, you need to open a bank account in the bank and purchase the “Book of income and expenses”. In the column “income” you need to enter all the amounts that have arrived on your current account, and in the column “expenses” – deductions to the Pension Fund.

Once a year, you must report to the tax office and report on your activities.

Your work will require repeated conclusion of contracts with customers. Try not to work without a contract, and after graduation, write an act of completion and invoice the client. All contracts are made in duplicate. If you are engaged in online trading, you can put on your site a public offer agreement, an agreement that you have already signed up to. The customer, when purchasing goods from you, thereby signs an agreement on his part.

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