💰Tax Season Is Upon Us

CREATOR ECONOMY NEWSLETTER


Did you know tax season kicked off this month? As the Apr. 18 deadline for filing your taxes approaches this year, it’s good to get your documents prepared. For creators who monetize their content online, having additional income also comes with the responsibility of a different kind of tax reporting.

As Passionfruit contributor Rachel Kiley explains this week, creator income is often classified as self-employment income—which veers into different paperwork, additional taxes, and a new line of available deductions.

Read more below to find out if you qualify as self-employed, what information you need to file taxes as a creator, and more.


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FROM THE INSIDE

Linktree unveils 3 new monetization features, including a Buy Me a Coffee lookalike tool

One of these new features looks a little familiar.

By Charlotte Colombo, Passionfruit Contributor


TIPS AND TRICKS

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‘I don’t have a script 90% of the time’

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