Is hobby income from writing taxable?

January 21st, 2013 → 8:37 am @

Any income you make from writing, freelancing, your blog, etc is taxable income, even if it’s just a hobby.

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Mixing vacation and business travel

November 8th, 2012 → 6:06 pm @

An author who is planning a trip to England asks what he can deduct as business expenses.

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Writing with a friend as co-authors

November 1st, 2012 → 6:11 pm @

Considering co-writing a novel with a friend?. What to know before you proceed.

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Video Blog: Vacation and business trip

October 23rd, 2012 → 6:05 pm @

An author who is planning a trip to England asks what he can deduct as business expenses.

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Video Blog: Book purchases as a tax deduction

October 4th, 2012 → 6:04 pm @

Carol Topp, CPA explains what an author can deduct on their taxes when they purchase their own books to resell.

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Video Blog: Can a writer deduct unpaid royalties?

September 6th, 2012 → 4:00 pm @

A writer asks, “Can I deduct unpiad royalties?” in this video blog from Carol Topp, CPA

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Can you explain accounting (simply)?

July 9th, 2012 → 2:09 pm @

“I have problems with the accounting it is taught everywhere.”

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Q&A: What does an editor do?

May 31st, 2012 → 8:00 am @

Today marks the end of our short series on common questions from authors, brought to us by ZLS Publishing. We have gleaned some valuable information as to how authors can better market and publish their work. Let’s see what ZLS has to say about editors: “I’m new to this writing and publishing thing. I keep […]

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Q&A: Is it necessary for an author to have a business plan?

May 28th, 2012 → 8:00 am @

It is time for ZLS Publishing to provide us with another answer to a common question authors have about their writing business. Let’s see what they have to say about the necessity of a business plan for authors. Is it useful? “As a writer, soon to be a published author, do you think it’s necessary […]

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How to deal with royalty payments to a parent, instead of the teenager

May 22nd, 2012 → 12:42 pm @

CreateSpace will not make royalty payment to minors (teenagers under age 18). Here’s how to deal with it.

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