A few weeks ago, Alison Turnbull posted some fantastic advice for anybody getting into contracting and trying to determine how much to charge. This is a common question heard here at Eagle, especially since there are so many factors to consider. You want to continue living the life that you're used to, but you know that there will also be new expenses that surprise you at every corner in your contracting business.
If you've been struggling with this topic and looking for a visual to help wrap your head around it all, have a look at this infographic from Creativelive. It does include some variables for the US that wouldn't be applicable to Canadian contractors, and nothing replaces the advice of a good accountant, but this will definitely get you on your way.