Journal of Business & Economic Policy

ISSN 2375-0766 (Print), 2375-0774 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jbep

E-Lancing: Killing two Birds with One Stone
Belal Shneikat

The paper highlights the importance of controlling the e-lancing websites by governments to cut the unemployment insurance being paid to individuals who are working as e-lancers while benefitting from the insurance simultaneously. In addition, Governments should consider imposing taxes on e-lancing websites because that will increase tax revenues. Hence, two birds could be hit with one stone!. The literature review reveals that e-lancing has become one of the vital sources for finding project based jobs in both developed and developing countries and scholars expect this trend to go on in the future. Two propositions are suggested and discussions & implications are presented.

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