Why Billy Launched on Appsumo

I've always wondered why software companies would give away a lifetime subscription for the price of 2 months. It seems unsustainable and short-sighted. However, that's what happens daily on Appsumo (affiliate link). I've personally snagged some very cool deals on...

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Client Spotlight: Ed Friese

From time to time, we want to put a spotlight on some Billy customers with fun and interesting stories. This week, we got the chance to speak with Ed Friese, a freelance Supply Chain professional with years of experience in the Healthcare industry. BillyApp: Thanks...

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July 2017 Product Release Update Summary

July 10th Moved logout button out from the drop-up to be always visible Add tooltips to Logout, Settings, and Help buttons in the user menu Released an updated way of converting PDF to images. This tool will support a broader set of PDF formats and will be quicker....

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4 Essential Tax Tips For Second-Act Entrepreneurs

Our very own Joshua Waldman had his article published in Forbes last May 23, 2017. Below is the excerpt: In 2017, thousands of boomer employees will transition to self-employed work, finally pursuing their creative, backburner passions full-time. Trouble is, they’re...

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[Billy Feature] VAT Customization Update

People have been asking us about this nifty feature and it's finally here! We're excited to announce that you can now customize your taxes on your invoice templates in Billy. Whether you live in Australia or Canada, it is now possible to customize your Billy templates...

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Interview with Joshua Waldman of Billy Accounting

Hey y'all! We recently got featured at Refersion last June 9, 2017, in which Joshua Waldman was interviewed by Refersion folks. Below is the excerpt: Billy (www.billyapp.com), isn’t just a handsome cartoon fellow that we decided to write about, but a Refersion...

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The Top 5 Money Mistakes Freelancers Make

BONUS CONTENT: THE WEALTHY FREELANCER This shouldn't be a big surprise to anyone who's ridden in a Lyft, or ordered through Postmates, or used Fiverr, TaskRabbit, UpWork, or a thousand other similar services; there are more freelance workers than ever before. In fact,...

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5 effective ways for freelancers to get paid on time

Here's another article of our very own Joshua Waldman, which got published at AOL last April 6, 2017. Below is an excerpt: Working as a freelance professional in a creative industry can be a very rewarding experience. It provides the freedom to pursue fun projects...

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Freelancers: Lower Your Taxes Big Time!

While freelancing holds many rewards, most independents don’t take advantage of how lucrative it can be. As a freelancer, I learned the hard way the three key misunderstandings that keep us from hanging on to more of our cash. This is how it happened: Four days after...

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Top 5 Ways to Celebrate the End of Tax Season

Whether you're a freelancer, small business owner or solopreneur, there's always a reason to celebrate once tax season is over. Forget whether or not you got a refund, the fact that you no longer have to deal with the consequences of self-induced procrastination is...

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Freelancers, Deduct Your Vacations!

One of the joys of being a freelancer is the freedom to work from different locales and even use those expenses to reduce your taxes. As entrepreneurs, we are often aware of how to deduct our business expenses when a trip is purely work-related, however few understand...

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Why Freelancing Is the Best Path to Lower Taxes

“Looks like you owe the IRS $4,300.” It took me a few minutes to digest what my accountant was saying. I was a freelance web designer in Aspen, Colorado, living the good life and getting a nice tax refund each year. Now, in the spring of 2009, it seemed like something...

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Stay up-to-date with Live Bank Feeds

There’s really no point in having an accounting system if you aren’t keeping it up to date. Sure, sending invoices is pretty useful, and tracking expenses is a good way to make sure you get those deductions at tax time, but making sure your accounting matches reality...

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Nail the Proposal with Billy Quotes

First impressions matter. Get them right with quotes and estimates. I’ll tell you about a recent experience with a lawyer that really stuck with me. I was looking for some legal advice on one of my business deals and getting some proposals from experts in the field. I...

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Put Your Invoicing on Autopilot

Put your invoicing on autopilot with recurring invoices Invoicing can be a chore, especially when you have retainer contracts with the same billable amounts each month. If you spend more than 30 minutes a month preparing and sending invoices that look virtually...

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