Preferred phone types for freelancers, independent contractors and self-employed

Preferred phone types for freelancers, independent contractors and self-employed

With new phones coming out every month (or at least feels this way) and with the holidays right around the corner, we wanted to take a look and see what types freelancers, independent contractors and self-employed individuals prefer to use everyday. Smartphones have become the lifeline for many people and it’s truly because of technology that many of us can pursue our passions and work for ourselves. Also, it has paved the way for apps like ours because just a few years ago automatic mileage tracking and transactions tracking with receipts was not possible. The pool of options seems endless but we dove into some of our data to see what are the top 3 most popular phones in both iPhones and Android. Note that each category of iPhone also includes the iPhone “S” and “Plus” models, as well as the “edge” models for Android. 

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Everlance Premium

Everlance Premium

We're announcing Everlance Premium today - Everlance Premium is a paid subscription that gives you Advanced Reporting (PDFs with photos of exhibits), premium support, and unlimited automatic mileage tracking. Charging for Everlance Premium allows us to pay for geolocation services, host your data forever on Amazon's cloud, and hire more talented people to keep building the product.

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Announcing Android for Everlance!

Announcing Android for Everlance!

We are very excited to announce that as of today Everlance Android is live on the Play Store! We’re excited to now bring that experience to Android. The product has been built from the ground up with freelancers, photographers, real estate agents, plumbers, physicians, and anyone else who needs to manage their expense and mileage tracking on the go.

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Everlance’s Quick Guide for Consultants: Travel Hacks and Recommended Apps

Everlance’s Quick Guide for Consultants: Travel Hacks and Recommended Apps

The requirement to travel for consultants can be both a gift and a curse and the jury is still out on whether to consider the days on the road as a perk or not. We have gotten some of our own consulting and have some great hacks for all traveling consultants and business professionals. Learn about: Flyer miles and status, Hotel upgrades, Car rental hacks, and apps for consultants & business travelers. 

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How to File for a Business License for Uber and Lyft Drivers

How to File for a Business License for Uber and Lyft Drivers

As you have probably already heard the city of San Francisco now required Uber and Lyft driver to obtain a business license to operate in the city. This has not been the case in years past and many cities may follow their lead. The deadline to apply for the business license is 30 days after the letter has been sent to your residence so be on the lookout for a letter from the city. Here are 3 simple steps to filing for your business license: 

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How to file for a tax extension as a freelancer?

How to file for a tax extension as a freelancer?

Did you know that you may be eligible to file a tax extension if you are not able to file by the tax deadline. Many people do this every year and it can be a good way to relieve some of that stress of tax season if you know that you need that extra time to dot your “i’s” and cross your “t’s”. The extension is usually for 6 months after the April 15th deadline. 

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How much money should I budget for taxes as a freelancer?

How much money should I budget for taxes as a freelancer?

Budgeting for tax season can be the difference of an incredibly stressful tax season vs using your refund to take some time off and travel. Unfortunately, most of us tend to experience the stressful version of tax season. Budgeting is one of the most effective ways to relieve that stress. Have a game plan for the year and really stick to it. Here are 4 practical steps to take:

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How to Calculate and Pay Estimated Taxes

How to Calculate and Pay Estimated Taxes

Are you a recent Uber, Lyft, Instacart, or Postmates Independent Contractor? Maybe you recently set out to be your own boss as an independent photographer, wedding planner, designer, musician, handyman, or real estate agent? Well whether you think of yourself as an Independent Contractor, Self Employed, or Solopreneuer taxes is something you’re going to have to deal with.

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Understanding Your Taxes as a Freelancer

Understanding Your Taxes as a Freelancer

Are you a recent Uber, Lyft, Instacart, or Postmates Independent Contractor? Maybe you recently set out to be your own boss as an independent photographer, wedding planner, designer, musician, handyman, or real estate agent? Well whether you think of yourself as an Independent Contractor, Self Employed, or Solopreneuer taxes is something you’re going to have to deal with.

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