littlelogs

Keep a social journal of your work progress as you make and learn things.

#tax

January 2017

belle
belle

Yesterday afternoon I spent half my time napping and half my time working on finding and fixing discrepancies in our #tax reporting for #HelloCode. We’re not very good at (or very interested in) bookkeeping, so it’s always a pain when tax time rolls around.

belle
belle

Since I’m working Mon, Tue, Wed at #rescuetime now I probably won’t have many early-week logs. But Thursdays and Fridays are #HelloCode days so here’s a #laterlog for yesterday:

  • Paid my latest #tax instalment
  • Cleared out my inbox (mostly)
  • Followed up most of the #changemap tasks for #exist that came in over the past week
  • Wrote up the Hello Code monthly report for December and drafted a matching #blog post
  • Worked on bug fixes for #exist for #ios, sent a new version to TestFlight, and tried to submit a new version to the App Store but iTunesConnect was broken yet again.

September 2016

belle
belle

Counted out my income and expenses today for my upcoming #tax return. Really dreading doing the same for #HelloCode because it’s more complicated and time-consuming, but I’ll have to do that soon.

On a totally different topic, I’ve been really torn about #ios development recently, as I think I enjoy doing it, but when I had the chance to submit my resume for consideration for a contract recently I baulked at the idea, and I wondered if maybe I don’t like it that much after all. But the little bits I’ve done on #exist this week have reminded me that it can be fun and it’s enjoyable when I feel confident about what I’m doing—there’s just a lot more for me to learn before I can be confident about iOS development on average.

I’m not sure what that means going forward, but it’s good to rethink how you feel about your work sometimes.

January 2016

belle
belle

Did some small tasks this morning:

  • sent off an outline of a #guestpost that had been requested after I suggested a topic
  • uploaded a new build of #exist for #ios for beta testers
  • sorted out some #tax #admin forms and payments

Need to get stuck into some client work today, but my sunburn from yesterday is really sore still, and makes me want to just go to sleep until it’s healed.

belle
belle

Wrote summaries for each of the 4 weeks in my email course today and created PDF versions. The last email in each week is going to include a summary PDF to help people implement the techniques in the course. #writing

Also finished off a draft of a #blog post I wrote about my must have apps for 2015, and added screenshots. Might get it published tonight, otherwise tomorrow.

And finally finished off paperwork for our #tax returns and paid our accounting fees. #admin

November 2015

belle
belle

Added up all my expenses to send to our accountant this morning. Forgot to stop at June this year and didn’t realise until I’d gone all the way to November, so I had to start over. What fun.

Good to have it out of the way, at least. #admin #tax

September 2015

belle
belle

Debated with @josh the idea of taking on some #freelance work on top of my full-time job to pay off my #tax debt faster. We agreed it'd bring me down too much, even for < 6 months. Gotta have time for my own projects or I'll go crazy.

June 2015

May 2015