Business Tips

“We All Need One Another.” Freelance Tattoo Artist & Illustrator Wiji Lacsamana Believes Closer Collaboration is the Future: #ATimeForHOPE Special Feature 

  • Evan Tan 

Tattoo artist, illustrator, and Taxumo community member Wiji Lacsamana envisions a brighter future after the Covid-19 pandemic, and muses on how we can pick ourselves up from this challenge, and take the opportunity to create a better world. She shares her story below:  I am Wiji Lacsamana, 35, based in… Read More“We All Need One Another.” Freelance Tattoo Artist & Illustrator Wiji Lacsamana Believes Closer Collaboration is the Future: #ATimeForHOPE Special Feature 

How to Make your Business Covid-19 Proof (And Still Pay Your BIR Annual Income Tax)

SMEs are mostly hit during a time of crisis – whether it’s economic or health in nature. For one, the Coronavirus pandemic has prompted the government to extend the Luzon lockdown. Add to that is the challenge to file and pay the annual income tax return or ITR on time. 

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#FinishStrong: Ending your Business Year Right (and Filing your Annual ITR on time!)

In our organization, we always have exercises on goal planning. We love thinking about how we could have done things differently and how we could do things better moving forward. And with all of these business introspection, what we have constantly done is to finish our year strong! The #FinishStrong… Read More#FinishStrong: Ending your Business Year Right (and Filing your Annual ITR on time!)

11 Easy Steps to Pay Your SSS Contributions Online (And Generate PRNs Too!)

If you are a business owner, professional, OFW or a voluntary contributor, you are very well aware of the hassle of paying for your Social Security System (SSS) contributions. Because if you were an employee before, you didn’t really have to think about all that because your employer took care… Read More11 Easy Steps to Pay Your SSS Contributions Online (And Generate PRNs Too!)

How to Register Your Business as a Professional (Tax Tips Tuesdays Ep. 2)

In this episode of Tax Tips Tuesdays, Ej and Ginger Arboleda and Marv de Leon discuss how professionals (from doctors, lawyers, dentists, photographers, wedding planners to freelancers) can register their business. In particular, they answer this question from a viewer: “If I have a small business that is not current… Read MoreHow to Register Your Business as a Professional (Tax Tips Tuesdays Ep. 2)

The Advantages of Being a Sole Proprietor in the Philippines (Tax Tips Tuesdays Ep. 1)

In this inaugural episode of Tax Tips Tuesdays, husband & wife/co-founders of Taxumo.com, Ej and Ginger Arboleda talk about the advantages of being a sole proprietor in the Philippines — in terms of business structure as well as taxes. When do we need to register as a Sole Proprietor in… Read MoreThe Advantages of Being a Sole Proprietor in the Philippines (Tax Tips Tuesdays Ep. 1)

Here are the Things You Should Know If You Want to Hire a Freelancer

  • Evan Tan 

In the past few years, as the economy becomes ever more global and diversified, freelancing has experienced significant growth. Recent technological advances have made it much easier to become a freelancer, and for businesses to manage the freelance process. This ‘Gig Economy’ is a new name for a much older… Read MoreHere are the Things You Should Know If You Want to Hire a Freelancer

Why Freelancers and Solopreneurs Need to Pay Income Tax in the Philippines

  • Evan Tan 

There’s nothing more liberating than becoming a bonafide freelancer or business owner. But with great freedom comes big responsibilities, and one of them is settling your income tax in the Philippines. You might get the feeling that filing taxes may not apply to you anymore since you’re no longer working… Read MoreWhy Freelancers and Solopreneurs Need to Pay Income Tax in the Philippines