How to Start a Publishing Business webinar

March 22nd, 2016 → 7:20 pm @

How to form a publishing company, a free webinar, with Carol Topp, CPA,

Author to Business Owner &Blog &Business Tips for Writers

I write as a hobby. Do I need to worry about taxes?

February 23rd, 2016 → 9:27 am @

Do hobby writers who make a little money need to worry about taxes?

Blog &Tax Tips for Writers

Tax software can lie to you (if you’re not careful!)

February 16th, 2016 → 9:10 am @

  An author at a writers conference told me, “The IRS stopped the home office deduction.” I knew that wasn’t true, but she insisted that her tax software did not include a deduction for her home office. It was probably because she failed to reply correctly during the software interview process. Tax software can lie […]

Blog &Tax Tips for Writers

Helpful tax information for bloggers, writers and authors

February 9th, 2016 → 8:55 am @

Helpful information for writers during the tax season

Blog &Tax Tips for Writers

What and how do authors write off their expenses?

February 2nd, 2016 → 6:55 pm @

What can an author write off on their tax return (and how do you do it)?

Blog &Tax Tips for Writers

Are donated books a charitible or a business deduction?

December 1st, 2015 → 10:10 am @

Are donations of books to a school where I give a presentation business expenses? If I “give” one of my books to someone (whether it be my editor, a family member I want to thank for their support, or a school at which I am trying to schedule an author visit), how do I account […]

Blog

Tax deduction for donated books

November 13th, 2015 → 9:15 am @

An author wonders how much she can deduct when she donates her books

Blog

Teenagers Can Become Published Authors

September 4th, 2015 → 9:57 am @

How a teenager can become a published author and how a parent can help.

Blog &Podcast/Radio show

How You (or Your Child) Can Become a Published Author

August 28th, 2015 → 1:49 pm @

In this episode of the Dollars and Sense podcast, host Carol Topp is joined by teen author Rachel Coker.

Blog &Podcast/Radio show

Taxes for Writers webinar

April 27th, 2015 → 6:42 pm @

Webinar with Carol Topp, CPA helping writers understand taxes.

Blog &Tax Tips for Writers