I never claimed start up expenses on my tax return

March 7th, 2017 → 8:22 am @

Carol, I listened to your webinar on Writers: Prepare Your Taxes Properly. I am not sure if I will have income this year from my book as it is due out either in December or January. I have expenses of $5,500 so far this year. I also had similar expenses last year but never filed […]

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Are self publishing expenses tax deductible?

February 28th, 2017 → 1:45 pm @

A new author asks what expenses are tax deductions

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8 tax mistakes writers make

February 21st, 2017 → 10:19 am @

Writers: Don’t make these 8 common tax mistakes.

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Tax deductions for bloggers (and writers)

February 13th, 2017 → 10:59 am @

Author and speaker Susan Gunelius compiled a fantastic list of tax deductions for bloggers.

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Writers can deduct mileage on their tax return

February 10th, 2017 → 11:27 am @

No one likes recording odometer readings, so use information from Google maps instead.

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Hobby or Business?

February 7th, 2017 → 11:08 am @

How do you know if you have a hobby or a business?

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Answers to Tax Deductions for Writers

February 3rd, 2017 → 8:48 pm @

great questions on tax deductions for writers

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Are Meals Tax Deductible?

January 31st, 2017 → 10:00 am @

Are coffee and tea tax deductible?

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When can you deduct book research expenses?

January 28th, 2017 → 10:17 am @

A writer can deduct book research expenses in the year they occurred.

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Traveling out of town? Take the higher meal deduction!

January 24th, 2017 → 9:23 am @

Self employed people can take a per diem expense for meals and incidentals when they travel out of town requiring an overnight stay.

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