Our presentation was selected again for WordCamp Kansas City! Join us to learn the Five Legal Issues Every Freelancer Should Understand.
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If you are running a freelance business in Kansas City (or even just moonlighting), you should consider how the law impacts what you do. It may not be the most fun part of your job, but doing so will drastically increase the odds you’ll be successful.
We will cover five of the most important legal issues for freelancers:
The differences between sole proprietorships, partnerships, LLCs, and corporations.
How to form and operate a LLC.
Federal, State, and Local obligations.
How W9s and 1099s work.
Including copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and patents.
And how to deal with ownership of your work product.
The difference between employees and contractors.
What is a contract?
Are oral contracts enforceable?
Best practices including how to sign a contract.
Legal knowledge to minimize your risk and maximize your chances of success.
LLCs v. Corporations
Finance & Tax