No one likes to play catch-up on bills or get hit with a cost that drains checking reserves. To avoid those feelings that bring on anxiety or the risk of missed savings opportunities, you need to plan ahead of time.
As gig opportunities grow, so do the places that they’re found. Finding gig work is mainly done over the internet, but not all gig platforms are built the same. We broke down the 3 essential things that gig workers are looking for on a platform.
As we’ve discussed before, instant payments are critical to retaining a gig workforce. When 85% of gig workers say they would work more often if they were paid faster, offering instant payments seems like the logical answer.1 But how do you attract gig workers with instant payments? How do you use an instant payment offering to stand out among the competition?
Many people find that working for themselves provides the flexibility and extra income that they don’t get from a traditional job. But being self-employed makes you subject to certain tax rules and requirements, and that can get complicated if you’re not planning ahead.
The gig economy is on the rise, more and more people are working as 1099 independent contractors, freelancers, or gig workers. But are workers and employers familiar with what it means to have this type of employment?
Gig workers thrive on flexibility: for their job choices, for their schedules, and especially for their paychecks. In fact, 85% of gig workers say they would work more often if they were paid faster. And employers are paying attention.
It’s no secret that paying taxes can be pretty stressful, and requires a little extra work to stay on top of your tax bill. How can quarterly tax payments help?
If you’re new to being self-employed or working in the gig economy, you might be asking a lot of questions about estimated quarterly taxes. It can feel overwhelming.
Here at indi® our sights are set on what the new year means for gig workers. We’ve put together our top 3 predictions for the gig economy in 2022.
Gig work offers the promise of flexibility and independence to the 93 million gig workers in the United States, but it often fails to provide these workers with traditional benefits of W-2 jobs like benefits, paid vacation time, retirement plans, and a steady paycheck with tax withholding.