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Essential Resources for Freelancers, Gig Workers, and Independent Contractors in the United States

Here are some resources for freelancers and gig workers (aka independent contractors) in the U.S. These include legal related resources, as well as other useful tools, websites and organizations for freelancers.

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Legal Resources for Freelancers

Other Resources for Freelancers

  • Get free accounting and invoicing tools with Wave. See our full review of Wave.
  • Small business banking: We use (and love) Novo, a FREE online checking account for small business that is super easy to set up and use! It takes only about 10 minutes to apply.
  • Send contracts out for signature easily and free with DocHub.
  • S-Corp payroll: As a freelancer, you probably don’t have employees. But if you have an S Corp (and if you don’t, why not?), you need a payroll solution. Gusto makes payroll and benefits super easy for small business. Rated “Best Overall Payroll Software” by NerdWallet.
  • Get a business mailing address: Since we signed up for iPostal1 mail services, we have saved SO MUCH MONEY, and we love the convenience of being able to get a scanned copy of our mail no matter where in the world we are. Great for freelancers and small businesses. Plans start at just $8.33 per month. See Why Your Business Needs a Mailbox Service
  • Cost-effective e-Commerce and other business websites: For a low-cost option for e-commerce or any great freelance or other business website, we recommend SiteGround. We have been using SiteGround for several years, and it’s the best hosting option we have found. They offer great deals for new customers!
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  • Blog with tips and tricks for freelancers:

Related Pages

Guide to the Law for Freelancers

Freelancer vs Employee

Guide to the Law for Business Owners

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