Just when you think you’ve heard everything, there’s this: In Los Angeles, if you are freelance writer or creative trying to eke out a meager living, you could be penalized for a tax you don’t owe. The penalty applies if you fail to register for an exemption from the tax by a certain date each year.
This has got to be one of the most ridiculous excuses for a city government to stick it to the masses I’ve ever read.
The full article is here.
What do you think? Should freelancers and creatives have to acquire a license to work and be penalized if they don’t?