Starting as freelance translator in Canada
Thread poster: Isabell S

Isabell S
Germany
Local time: 09:35
French to German
+ ...
Jan 29, 2017

Hi everybody,

I am currently living in Canada would like to work as a freelance translator here.
Is there any freelance translator here who could tell me how to get started? What do I need to do? How do I get a tax number if I need one?
Thank you very much for your help!


 

Kevin Fulton  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 03:35
German to English
Contact your provincial translators association Jan 30, 2017

Since your personal data doesn't indicate your location in Canada, I can only recommend using Google to find the relevant translators association. Every province has one.

 

Ewa Olszowa  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 03:35
Polish to English
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Revenue Canada Jan 31, 2017

Hi,
You get a tax number (if you need one) at Revenue Canada http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/bn/
Other things may depend on the province you are in.
Regards,


 


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