Whether you're an independent contractor, freelancer, or consultant, it all adds up to the same thing: you need to be more aware of laws and taxes than the average person. Fortunately, Working for Yourself provides all the information you need to stay on top of it all. An independent contractor himself, author Attorney Stephen Fishman shows you everything you need to know to: - meet business start-up requirements - set up home or outside offices - comply with strict IRS rules - establish sound business relationships - avoid unfair contracts - draft good agreements - get paid in full and on time The 6h edition now provides information on leasing space for work, Health Savings Accounts and solo 401 (k) plans. It also examines how to choose a business name, deal with audits, take a home office deduction -- and much more. For the more than twenty million Americans who are self-employed and offer their service on a contract basis, Working For Yourself is the book to haveFishman, Stephen is the author of 'Working for Yourself Law & Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers & Consultants', published 2006 under ISBN 9781413304404 and ISBN 1413304400.