The freelance tax saga continues – with many aggravated
Freelancers representatives stated that their members are dissatisfied with the adopted legal solutions that are meant to resolve their status, although the state adopted the regulations in the agreement already made with freelancers after years of negotiations, causing aggravation and condemnation of regular taxpayers.
Namely, the text that was published yesterday "Have the demands of freelancers become absurd?" caused a lively discussion in which many readers got involved, commenting on the text with a question about what makes freelancers a special tax category, feeling that they do not have to pay taxes and contributions.
Their comments said that "everyone who works in Serbia has been paying taxes and contributions for decades", and "they should send them to the West to see what income taxation is", explaining that some people always find excuses not to pay taxes.
"Hey, freelancers - welcome to the real world. Everyone who works in Serbia has been paying taxes and contributions for decades, therefore fighting for their place. Do you know that if you apply for work from a pension, you must pay all taxes and contributions like everyone else, then pay for health care even though as a pensioner you are guaranteed free health services? Anyone who makes business in this country could complain about some provision of the law".
"I would like to send these "freelancers" to the West to see what income taxation is all about. You collect invoices and a bunch of papers and hire a tax advisor before filing. And when you receive a tax solution, you happily pay and pray to God that they don't come for additional revision... And there is no such thing as "we didn't know" that you use to negotiate something with the state because the income was taxed...
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