“Things I Need to Contemplate Before My Freelance Adventure and the Interpreting Business”

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Workshop Overview:  This online workshop is to present the business aspect of being a self employed freelance interpreter with those interested in this endeavor. This will be presented by Emily Jones.  Emily Jones graduated from the interpreting program at UNC Greensboro in 2004 and went on to pursue a masters in interpreting from Gallaudet University and graduated in 2006. She then relocated to Charlotte NC and began interpreting full time. Emily learned through many experiences that running an interpreting business isn't always easy and has learned some helpful tips along the way that she will be sharing with us. Emily is currently working part time as a free lance interpreter in the community while also being a full time mom to two small children.  Join us to learn more about successfully being your own boss. 

Educational Objectives:
• How to file for taxes as a self employed entity
• Invoicing and how to organize your invoicing system
• Personal/ Professional Liability insurance when should you get it
• Discuss the CPC regarding appropriate billing practices
• Is becoming an LLC or inc. necessary?

Please contact ASL Links at asllinksnc@gmail.com with accommodations requests at least 10 days before the event.  CEUs are sponsored by NCRID. NCRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This PS workshop is offered at a total of  .25 CEUs at the “Some” Content Knowledge Level. This workshop is targeted to educational, community, and video relay interpreters.