Three key tax issues for the newly self-employed

Get in the habit of setting money aside.

Deanne Gage 19 June, 2012 | 6:00PM

You may wonder if the self-employed lifestyle would work for you. You've heard of the benefits such as working your own hours and no more commuting. You even have more time to file your taxes.

While these may be definite pluses, be mindful of the three issues that often surprise the newly self-employed.

Saving and preparing for taxes

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Deanne Gage

Deanne Gage  Deanne Gage is a Toronto-based writer who has specialized in personal-finance issues since 1999. A recipient of several journalism awards, including one from the Investment Funds Institute of Canada, she is also a former editor of Advisor's Edge and Advisor.ca. She can be reached at deannegage@gmail.com.

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