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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What can a writer deduct if he hasn’t sold a book yet?

March 5th, 2018 → 10:47 am @

Can an author deduct any expenses if he hasn’t sold a book yet?

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Can my business and book be combined on my tax return?

February 28th, 2018 → 9:18 pm @

If a business and a book are related can they be combined for taxes?

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