Among the many government agencies in the Philippines, Philhealth may be one of the late adopters of technology when compared with BIR, DTI, or even SSS. The latter three departments have been offering online access, as well as online payments for their members. SSS even managed to provide mobile app access. Unfortunately, Philhealth
About Florante ValdezBible believer, full time freelancer, aspiring photographer, video editor, podcast manager, father to four gorgeous kids, and all around husband. My mission: spread the good news of online freelance jobs to help preserve families from the devastating effects absentee parenting by promoting online freelancing and work at home jobs.
Welcome to the first episode of The Freelance Channel Podcast. I am thrilled to get back into podcasting after a long hiatus. Today is my 10th year anniversary as a full time freelancer and I can't think of any better way to share the life changing effect that freelancing has brought into my life.
BIR Registration for Freelancers – Five Reasons Why You Must Register Your Online Business with the BIR
BIR Registration for freelancers wasn't a very popular topic. But after the recent announcement that online sellers and freelancers need to register their business until the end of July, this topic finally rang a bell to many, to really get serious with getting their businesses duly registered. I know, if there’s one daunting tasks that
Freelance bidding sites like Upwork, Freelancer.com, Guru, or Fiverr are great places to get you started with freelancing and online jobs. But these freelance sites do not operate for free. Some of these have been great many years ago. Upwork for instance collects only 10% of a freelancer's earnings but fast forward to today, they
One of the challenges of being an online freelancer is managing your finances, particularly paying SSS contributions, tax obligations, insurance payments, and social security contributions. And while there are services that now offer a convenient way to pay for SSS via mobile app and other government billers, not all of them can be done in
How to Pay Your Tax Using GCash App Paying taxes is one of my pet peeves. Not that I don't want to pay my taxes, I just find that the payment process is still very primitive here in our country. Even if we've come a long way in terms of technology, how we process and
It's a long awaited feature, and finally, Microsoft has finally released the latest version of Skype that provides users with the ability of recording calls without using third party software. This feature is currently accessible using Skype for Content Creators version and can be downloaded here. This new version of Skype is a big upgrade
Whether you're a freelancer or not, we can probably both agree that email is important. The level of how we're using our emails these days is a testament of just how much email plays in our lives. According to Statista, in 2017, there were 3.7 billion global e-mail users worldwide and is expected to jump to 4.1
Summer season is here and there’s no better way to spend the next couple of days or weeks than to get away from your home office. The kids are on vacation and you surely need some change of environment too. But the most important thing to remember, you're not just going places, you're creating memories.
If you have turned to full time freelance work, chances are, you’re probably no longer paying your SSS contributions. But did you know that you can still continue contributing as a voluntary member or as as self employed? The good thing is, since most of us who work online don’t really like the long waits,