Category : "Freelancing"

Freelancing tips

5 tips for freelancers to win more projects on freelancing websites

Freelancing portals are the most common places where freelancers find work. Some popular freelancing portals are 1. elance.com 2. odesk.com 3. freelancer.com On these websites buyers post projects and developers bid on them in an attempt to win the project. The whole process is full of competition and lots of factors (including luck), determine who gets a project. In my early days I used to ...

Company registration for Indian freelancers

So if you are a team of freelancers working for quite some time now, then you might be interested in registering your business as a company. There can be many reasons to register your freelancing business as a company. 1. You want to engage into business with other companies/corporate companies who would only deal with a company and not an individual. 2. ...

Service Tax for Indian freelancers and software firms

Disclaimer : The information provided here may be outdated or incorrect. The tax rules are revised every year in annual budgets. Please consult your CA for latest regulations and norms. What is Service Tax In India service tax is applicable on certain businesses/firm if its annual revenue exceeds 10 Lakh Rupees. Current rate is 10.30% (at the time of writing this article). ...

Moneybookers as a Paypal alternative for freelancers

Recently Paypal has faced some issues with RBI which has resulted in withdrawals being reversed etc. Moneybookers is a service similar to Paypal. Moneybookers is available as a withdrawal option in Scriptlance , Getafreelancer , Odesk. Moneybookers charges 1.9% + 0.29 EU for receiving commercial payments compared to ~ 4% in paypal. In Moneybookers the payer is also charged. Moneybookers account ...



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