Freelancers have absolute control over their tax and financial situations; unlike those who work as employees, the independence may come at a cost, however. Freelance tax [ภาษี ฟรี แลน ซ์, which is the term in Thai] is usually high, and they have more recordkeeping responsibilities than employees. Some particular tax circumstances apply to them and to other independent professionals.
As a freelancer, you don’t work to fit into a company’s culture or work schedule that might put you under emotional, mental, physical stress. You tend to benefit from this flexibility and here are some surprising ones you might not have realized.
You can Exercise at Optimum Times
It can be challenging to keep a workout schedule with a day job, working as a freelancer lets you exercise whenever you want no matter the time of the day. Working out during the day comes with many of benefits such as your lungs performing better, your physical performance is generally at its best, your muscle strength increasing, and your injury risk is at its lowest.
You’re Your Own Boss
As a freelancer, you can elect to drop a client that is a real pain. Freelancers are mostly their own bosses, and they do not have to worry about the stress associated with working for a difficult person. Working for a bad boss can have many adverse effects, like sleep problems, high blood pressure, depression, and weight issues.
You Avoid the Long Commute
Most freelancers work from home, and this is great for health and time management. One study found that a long commute by car can result in increased cholesterol and higher blood sugar, whereas people who commute less tend to be safer. These effects of long commute can still affect cyclists. As a freelancer, you can even control your online marketing [การตลาดออนไลน์, which is the term in Thai] at home and reduce your commute to zero.