Legal FAQS For Freelancers

Freelance Legal FAQ helps you get all your questions about being freelance answered.

What are my rights under the Freelance Isn’t Free Act?

The Freelance Isn’t Free Act is a law that protects freelancer workers against non payment, it requires a written contract between the freelancer and the client, timely and full payment as well as protection from full retaliation. These are some things us freelancers are unfortunately too familiar with!!


What are intellectual property rights?

Intellectual Property (IP) Law protects and covers creative property which are intangible assets and “creations of the mind,” such as artistic work, music, designs, symbols, and inventions. It is important to know that unless you give them away, you are the sole owner of the creations of your own mind.


What is an LLC?

limited liability company (LLC) is the United States-specific form of a private limited company. The LLC itself does not pay federal income taxes, but some states impose an annual tax on LLCs.


Should I form an LLC?

This is a question that comes across every freelancers mind at some stage. It is best to understand why forming a LLC is important when you decide to take the plunge and run your own business.