Accounting Software for Writers

March 5th, 2012 → 8:00 am @

Accounting software for writers

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Top 12 Money & Tax Tips for 2012 (podcast)

February 1st, 2012 → 1:50 pm @

Marnie Swedberg and I had a great time discussing some of my 12 tips on running a business and taxes for 2012. Top 12 Money & Tax Tips for 2012 podcast with Marnie Swedberg   Listen to internet radio with Marnies Friends on Blog Talk Radio Join Marnie and tax expert, Carol Topp, CPA for […]

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Do you buy or sell ebooks? List of states that tax digital products

February 1st, 2012 → 1:39 pm @

Sales tax…it’s changing at the speed you can download an ebook to your Kindle Fire! There are now several states that tax digital downloads. http://taxes.about.com/od/statetaxes/a/sales-tax-for-digital-downloads.htm States That Tax Downloads These states have passed laws that impose sales taxes on digital products (keep in mind that digital products are defined differently in each state and some […]

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Who says you’re a professional writer?

January 30th, 2012 → 8:19 am @

Nailing Down Your Professional Status By Gary A. Hensley In the old television show Sanford and Son, Fred Sanford asks a man, “Who says you’re an attorney?” “I do,” the man says. Fred says, “Who says you’re not?” The man mumbles, “The State of California.” You don’t want to be on the wrong end of […]

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Top Tax and Money Tips for 2012 podcast

January 18th, 2012 → 11:42 pm @

Marnie will be hosting me, Carol Topp, on her radio show Thursday, Jan 19 Call (646) 727-2510 or listen in the show box below. We go live at 3 PM Central Click for Time Zones Top Tax & Money Management Tips for 2012 with Marnie & Carol Topp, CPA Listener Notes Here Listen to internet […]

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Don’t call yourself a hobby writer!

January 12th, 2012 → 8:04 am @

I would like to introduce myself — Tom Hebert. I am a C.P.A. by trade. Writing and publishing for me is a hobby — but a serious one! I recently self-published the first 30,000 words of my novel (“The Remains of the Corps”) and with the help of a friend converted it to an ebook, […]

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Questions to Ask An Accountant

January 9th, 2012 → 8:19 am @

Questions to Ask An Accountant

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Not a hobby writer?

December 26th, 2011 → 2:00 pm @

How can I show that I’m not a hobby writer? I intend to make a profit; it just hasn’t happened yet. Keep a log of your work and your submissions to magazines, agents, publishers, etc. A submission log can be very helpful to show you are actively attempting to make a profit at this. Look […]

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Shocking News To Authors: The Book Business Is A Business First

December 10th, 2011 → 8:25 am @

 Terry Whalin, author and publisher, gives us insight into the costs of publishing that most authors never see.   Before I began working inside a book publishing house, I had written more than 50 nonfiction books, ranging from children’s to adult books. I have never self-published a book and always worked through traditional publishers. However, […]

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10 Questions Writers Have

November 28th, 2011 → 2:00 pm @

Have questions about writing? Business? Renowned author and publisher Terry Whalin has the answer! Jumpstart your writing business; take advantage of his wisdom: Articles about Common Writing Questions Do Agents Look For New Authors? Why should I write nonfiction instead of fiction? Why Is A Writers Conference Important? How Should I Pack for A Writers […]

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