Uber, Taxes, and New Orleans: An interview with @HippyChick

With tax season in full swing we decided to dive deeper with one of our community experts, @HippyChick on Pulse, who has boatloads of tax expertise and opinions on what its like to drive in New Orleans. Here’s our in-depth Q&A with her… Continue reading “Uber, Taxes, and New Orleans: An interview with @HippyChick”

The Effects of Ridesharing on your Mental Health

In light of the shootings in Michigan, there was a lot of uproar about whether Uber contractors should go through additional background checks, including but not limited to mental health checks. Uber already employs mental health checks in Mexico and more recently in Malaysia—should they do the same in the United States? What effect would these checks have, and what are some of the root causes of this perceived mental health issue? Continue reading “The Effects of Ridesharing on your Mental Health”

Our most helpful Uber and Lyft drivers in the country – and how you can see what they had to say

Did you know that there will soon be close to 500,000 active Uber and Lyft drivers in the US? Four years ago that number was ZERO. Amazing, isn’t it? This post is all about how to stay connected to the most helpful driver network in the country and let it help you make better decisions. We hope that you gain enough from the Pulse network to want to become a top contributor yourself in the near future!

Plus, we’re showing off our inaugural list of top 10 drivers in the country that you definitely should be following. You can see their past posts too!

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Filing taxes for Uber, Lyft, and others in the on-demand economy

SherpaShare was built to help independent contractors maximize their earnings potential by providing them with more accurate analysis, mileage tracking and a real time community network. If you haven’t already, download our App and start tracking 2016 miles now.  Communicate with your local drivers and get ahead of the game. We’ve partnered with Shared Economy CPA to give you the important tax information you need as an independent contractor. 

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The New SherpaShare Blog

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Welcome to the New Sherpashare Blog – we’re thrilled you’re here!  As our community has grown, we’ve had lots of requests from independent workers like yourself to provide even more information to help you thrive as a flexible worker. You’ve found the place.

This is the official blog of SherpaShare. Think of it as your companion to our apps and website – any news, information, or in-depth perspective you need Continue reading “The New SherpaShare Blog”