Esther Pfeffer wrote:
If you have a job in New York, i.e. you receive a W-2 at the end of the year, then and only then, you have to pay New York taxes on your earnings. As a freelance translator, your place of business is your residence and therefore you pay the applicable income tax in your home State.
[Edited at 2004-09-29 23:14]
Being that I have had to fill out a W-9 form with some of those agencies in New York I'm sure I will be receiving a W-2 from them at the end of the year. So that means I will have to pay New York income tax as well? Please let me know.