Freelancers

MECA Challenge: Fostering Entrepreneurship in High School

"In order for Kansas City to become the most entrepreneurial city in America, we must first transform education to produce innovative thinkers." I had the amazing opportunity to serve as a judge in yesterday's MECA Challenge sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City. In short, the MECA Challenge provides opportunities for [...]

It’s Global Entrepreneurship Week! Don’t Miss Out!

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a global movement aimed at driving entrepreneurship forward. Whether you are a new entrepreneur or are trying to take your entrepreneurship skills to the next level, you can benefit from getting involved. Over 170 countries participate and here in Kansas City we have over 170 events scheduled over five days. [...]

How the IRS Taxes Businesses and Entrepreneurs

There are essentially two ways the IRS taxes businesses and entrepreneurs. We'll explain them in as few words as possible in this post. The two primary tax structures Pass-Through Taxation: Most businesses are taxed as “pass-through” entities. This means the profits and losses of the company are passed through to the owners’ individual tax returns. [...]

Join Venture Legal at WordCamp Kansas City 2018

Our presentation was selected again for WordCamp Kansas City! Join us to learn the Five Legal Issues Every Freelancer Should Understand. You can buy tickets and learn about WordCamp on their website. The presentation: If you are running a freelance business in Kansas City (or even just moonlighting), you should consider how the law impacts what [...]