Invoicing

Why Track Non-Billable Hours?

Every business, freelancer, and contractor has their reasons for tracking billable hours. What they can all agree on is that it’s the most efficient way to account for and get paid for client work. If you’re not recording your billable hours, you could be losing valuable hours that could make all the difference in your […]

The Best Invoicing Software in 2021

If you’re a freelancer or you’re running a small business, there are lots of admin tasks you need to perform. You need to organize your inventory, market to your clients, and, of course, get paid. You can only keep your work or business afloat if you get paid for your products or services. Now, if […]

Paying Employees “Under the Table”: Is it Worth the Risk?

Most employers pay their employees via check or direct deposit. These payments are usually documented, which aids in handy when assessing the financial state of an organization or proving compliance with employment laws. However, some employers just don’t want to go through the hassle of processing payrolls every few weeks. Others can’t afford to pay […]

How to Assign Invoice Numbers

Assigning invoice numbers may seem like a straightforward process. However, things can get complicated, especially when you’re handling multiple clients. Should you create a unique invoice numbering system for every customer? Well, things do not have to be so difficult. In this article, we’ll share some tips on how to assign invoice numbers. Whether you […]

How to Politely Ask for Payment in an Email: With Templates

When it comes to service or product delivery, you have a reputation to maintain if you want to attract more prospects and keep your current customers in your court. As a freelancer or business owner, satisfying your clients’ needs is your top priority. That’s why you must strive to deliver quality work every time. However, here […]

California Minimum Wage Increase in 15 Localities Effective on July 1, 2020

The government of California had earlier decided on January 1, 2020, to implement a new, state-wide minimum wage in 15 localities. The state government pegged the minimum wage at $13.00 per hour for employers with 26-99 employees and $12.00 for employers with fewer than 25 employees. Some municipalities within the state have pegged the California […]

The pros and cons of raising the minimum wage in 2020 [And why you should]

In most — if not all — developed countries in the world, there is a minimum wage in place to protect workers, and these protections are usually enshrined in federal industrial relations laws. Minimum wage varies from country to country, state to state, and even city to city, with local laws and federal laws sometimes […]