For many Americans, a side hustle is a great way to earn some extra income. It can also help you transition into a new career, perhaps as a small business owner. There are many reasons you may choose to work as a freelancer, and while there are perks to the gig economy, things can get complicated at tax time. Here is what you need to know about filing taxes for your side gig this year.
The new tax law signed by the President in December 2017 has left some business owners unclear of whether they qualify for a new deduction. According to The Star Tribune, though the IRS laid out guidelines for the business deduction, even some tax advisers have questions about what qualifies.