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Freelance

Starting a business
Which insurance policies do sole proprietors need?
If you're a sole proprietor, having business insurance can provide useful protection against lawsuits, damaged property, and lost wages.
Consulting
How to start a consulting business
There are several factors you’ll need to consider to help you start a consulting business, including creating a business plan, addressing risks, and protecting yourself with the right insurance.
Independent contractors
Contractor vs. subcontractor: What's the difference?
Learn about the difference between contractors and subcontractors and the types of liabilities that they face.
IT consultants
How to become an IT consultant
Learning how to become an IT consultant can provide numerous opportunities for IT professionals who are interested in starting a business.
Freelance
How to protect yourself with freelance business insurance
Being self-employed comes with freedom as well as risks. Learn how freelance business insurance can protect your business no matter your profession.
Starting a business
Sole proprietor vs. independent contractor: What’s the difference?

Sole proprietor and independent contractor are terms that describe people who work for themselves. Which one applies to your business depends on the taxation structure and your professional...

Technical writers
How to become a technical writer
Demand for technical writers is high and is projected to keep growing. Find out what education and skills you need to start your own technical writing business.
Workers' compensation insurance
Who qualifies for a workers' compensation exemption?
Workers’ compensation insurance is required in most states for businesses that have employees. However, in some cases, business owners and workers can be exempt.
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