Gig Worker’s Guide to Quarterly Estimated Taxes

The Gig Worker’s Guide to Quarterly Estimated Taxes

The majority of gig economy workers are sole proprietors, meaning that they are the sole owners of a business that has not established a separate entity. As a sole proprietor, you are responsible for paying both income tax and self-employment (SE) taxes…

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Gig Worker’s Guide to Quarterly Estimated Taxes
Taxes
Bri Jackson

The Gig Worker’s Guide to Quarterly Estimated Taxes

The majority of gig economy workers are sole proprietors, meaning that they are the sole owners of a business that has not established a separate entity. As a sole proprietor, you are responsible for paying both income tax and self-employment (SE) taxes…

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Best Shield Partitions
Vehicles
Charissa K

Best Car Partitions for Uber & Lyft Drivers

Want to keep driving rideshare but worried about germs? A car shield partition is the ideal measure to keep the drivers and passengers safe from sneezing, coughing and droplets. We’ve researched the best dividers for Uber and Lyft driving based on features and value. Whether you drive a small car or large SUV, we have you covered with our top picks …

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Resources
Charissa K

Best Radar Detectors for 2021

A speeding ticket can get you deactivated from many of the rideshare and delivery app platforms. You can be the most vigilant, careful driver and still not notice the increased rate of the flow of traffic or miss a lowered speed limit sign. Radar detectors alert you to a police radar gun active nearby, which can help remind you to slow down and avoid unwanted tickets. We’ve reviewed the top Radar Detectors for 2021.

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Allison Srour

Earn Extra Cash While Driving with Play Octopus’ Referral Program

Drivers are able to make up to $100 per month just for having this free tablet in their car while doing rideshare. Drivers get bonuses too, based on how much their passengers interact with the tablet. Those bonuses are in addition to the $100. In addition to the extra earnings from high scores and advertisements…

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Taxes
Ken Boyd

2020 Rideshare Driver Tax Guide

Because you are considered an independent contractor, no taxes are taken out of your payouts. The bad news, though, is that you can be surprised by a big tax bill if you don’t make estimated tax payments. Talk with a tax advisor, who can help you make estimated tax payments during the year. Let’s explore how to minimize the tax burden that rideshare drivers often face.

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Itemized vs Standard Deductions
Taxes
Rideshare Guru

Rideshare Tax Deduction Calculator

Our Rideshare Tax Deduction Calculator factors in expenses like depreciation, fuel, maintenance and more, to help you determine the best deductions to get your biggest tax benefit.

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Health Insurance for Uber Drivers
Insurance
Sarah Ware

Health Insurance Guide for Uber Drivers

The freedom of self-employment is seductive, but the reality may not be as sexy. For those self-employed individuals like rideshare drivers or freelancers earning their income through the gig economy, health insurance can be a dirty word, right along with self-employment taxes.

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Apps
Allison Srour

California Passes Prop. 22: What it means for you

Gridwise is an All-Inclusive Rideshare & Delivery Virtual Assistant app. Gridwise claims you can use the app to ‘find more rides in less time, save thousands a year in taxes, and boost your earnings by 39%.’ We’ll take an in-depth look at the features that help you accomplish all Gridwise promises below.

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