Do you need a business license to help a friend with cleaning? And if you’re cleaning your friend’s house do you need insurance? How about taxes? Do you have to pay taxes for money earned while cleaning a friend’s house even if you don’t have a cleaning business? What if you’re just earning a little bit of extra money on the side? Are you responsible when cleaning a friend’s house if something breaks or something gets ruined?
Today’s #AskaHouseCleaner sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. ( And your host today is #AngelaBrown
*** NEED A BUSINESS LICENSE TO HELP A FRIEND WITH CLEANING CHAPTERS? ***
0:00 – Do you need a business license to help a friend with cleaning?
0:30 – Every state and jurisdiction has its own rules about business licensing
0:49 – If you work for pay you are a contractor even if you have no business
1:06 – Make it clear if you are volunteering or if you are a contractor
1:29 – Do you have to pay taxes on jobs if you’re self-employed?
1:43 – You are responsible for your friend’s property if you clean their home
2:03 – Do you need to know chemical safety before cleaning a friend’s home?
3:07 – Do you need personal protective equipment if you are cleaning a friend’s house?
3:16 – Do you need insurance if you clean a friend’s home?
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How To Start A Successful Cleaning Business: The Essential Guide To Starting A Cleaning Business –
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