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What’s The Best Business Formation (LLC, Inc, C-Corp, etc.) for an UpWork Agency?

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Matt S Member Since: Oct 22, 2018
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Hello All. I am in the process of creating an UpWork Agency.

First, I’m aware of the logistics and have read almost all documents and articles from UpWork on this venture.

Second, I don’t take it lightly, and am after much thought, consideration, and planning.

However,
I’m curious how others handled the business? Did you form a LLC or official business? Run it only through UpWork and your own SSN?

Any insight to this specific topic on Agency formation would be great.

All the best,
Matthew Steadman
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Ilyas M Member Since: Apr 2, 2015
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Hi Matthew

 

Running agency with official business and website existence is very good, but not mandatory. 

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Matt S Member Since: Oct 22, 2018
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Really? Hmm. I guess it’s just my “business mindset” kicking in.

This may be a dumb question...
if the Freelancers are under my Agency, they will continue just using their own SNN?

Have any best practices / knowledge on payments to the Agency Workers for their work?

The guides explain all payments are completed OUTSIDE of UpWork. It’s a simple solution... PayPal?

Thanks for any insight.
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