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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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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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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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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Tax changes simplify inventory. Does it help authors?

January 9th, 2019 → 10:10 am @

Can authors give up tracking book inventory?

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Can co-authors be an LLC and avoid the problems with partnerships?

November 19th, 2018 → 11:32 am @

Can co-authors be an LLC and avoid the problems with partnerships?

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Need help marketing? This online conference will help

June 1st, 2018 → 7:24 pm @

An affordable online conference will teach you about blogging, speaking, and marketing your products.

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Do I need to claim a home office deduction in order to deduct business mileage?

March 7th, 2018 → 1:53 pm @

Not eligible for business use of the home, Can this author still deduct mileage?

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