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Making money with p34k

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Ted A. Zachariah, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. Ted A. Zachariah

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    I live in a rual area. I want to make money taking photos of people's farms and selling them to them. How can I legally do this without getting a business license, or having to report it as a income?
     
  2. msinger

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    In which country do you live?
     
  3. DroneDestination

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    If you are in the US, this is illegal without a FAA Section 333 Exemption.
     
  4. 10X

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    There's no way to do that legally in the US.
     
  5. Ted A. Zachariah

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    I'm in the US. People do this in airplanes and come to your house with a framed picture wanting big money for it. It is a business. I just wanted to do it for fun and a few extra dollars.
     
  6. msinger

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    Check out this link for more information on how to do this legally in the US.
     
  7. LamboH

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    Just like almost all phantom 3 owners, who wouldn't want to recoup some of the costs from an expensive camera 。 to do it legally tho , you would need an faa exemption 333 and also an actual Pilots liscense (5000-15000$ In classes and training )
     
  8. Ted A. Zachariah

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    Thanks everyone. I guess I'll just fly and have fun with it.
     
  9. 10X

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    I think some posters missed the second part of the question. Yes, you can get a 333 exemption but that doesn't allow you to not claim the proceeds as income.
     
  10. Omniround

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    Or avoid getting any necessary licenses, collecting and paying sales tax (if services there are taxed), etc. I moved from a state that doesn't have sales tax on services to a state that does. Still haven't gotten used to adding sales tax to sales for services.
     
  11. movius

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    For what it's worth, you can't do this in the UK either. Simply put, you cannot do work either in kind or for monetary gain without a PFAW. How the CAA will police this is another matter.

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