Here is my self-employed life financial statement for October 2018:

Income: $960

Consulting Fees: $150
Gifts: $20
Coaching Gifts: $600
Teaching: $0
Patreon: $31
Courses: $0
Digital Products: $160
Affiliate/Medium Writing: $5

Personal Cost Of Living: $1,511

Room & Board: $433
Food, Shopping, Misc.: $679
Health Insurance: $99
Travel & Transport: $300

Business Expenses: $99

Calendly: $8
Podcast Costs: $12
Quickbooks: $19
Video (Zoom): $16
Digital Ads: $3
Annual LLC Fees (Monthly Cost): $42

Self-Employment Taxes: $148*

*I pay these quarterly, but the rate is 15.3% of income


see the full financials for the last year, see here.


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