Taxes for Writers online class open until April 15 2019

March 15th, 2019 → 7:07 am @

Author and CPA Carol Topp claims she can explain federal income tax, self-employment tax and sales tax in clear English. Let’s hear her try! She will explain tax deductions and record keeping tips to make your life easier. This course is not as dull as it sounds and loaded with examples! In this course you […]

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Should a writer be an LLC: Yes or No?

March 13th, 2019 → 10:40 am @

Limited Liability Company (LLC) status: Is it a good idea for writers?

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Banking and checking account tips for writers

March 6th, 2019 → 10:00 am @

Avoid common banking mistakes that writers make!

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Some common tax deductions for writers

February 27th, 2019 → 8:20 am @

Here are some common tax deductions for writers. Are you taking them on your tax return?

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What sets off an IRS audit flag?

February 20th, 2019 → 12:20 pm @

Co-mingling businesses can set off an IRS audit.

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No blogging income yet, should a blogger file a tax return?

February 13th, 2019 → 3:25 pm @

A blogger wonders if she should file a tax return since she doesn’t have any income yet.

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Bare minimum record keeping for writers

February 6th, 2019 → 4:51 pm @

Financial records are extremely important to successfully running a writing or publishing business.

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What author expeses are tax deductions?

January 30th, 2019 → 2:00 pm @

Some of your expenses as an author are tax deductible, but some are not! How can you tell the difference?   The IRS explains what makes a business expense a tax deduction: “To be deductible, a business expense must be both ordinary and necessary. An ordinary expense is one that is common and accepted in […]

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When should a writer hire a CPA?

January 23rd, 2019 → 1:30 pm @

When should a writer hire a CPA

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A new tax deduction for authors and bloggers in 2018!

January 16th, 2019 → 9:07 am @

New in 2018 a qualified business income deduction for authors and bloggers.

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