Cost of Doing Business Calculator

 Before you can price a product or service, you need to know your costs to provide it. This calculator is one tool to help you get a handle on those costs. It lists annual expenses independent photojournalists need to account for. But it's only as accurate as your inputs, which can be hard to estimate. Err on the high side, since unexpected things can catch up with you, and as you bill more, your expenses almost surely will increase. As high as totals from this calculator may look, experience will probably prove them low.

Best Practices

Best Practices for the Business of Independent Photojournalism

Historic Documents

A collection of historic documents from NPPA's history: the Certificate of Incorporation, 501(c)(6) Certification, Organizing Committee Letter and the original application form to become a member.