What Sets Off an Audit Flag?

November 14th, 2011 → 2:00 pm @

What can set off an audit flag?   While attending the Midwest Writers Workshop  in Muncie, IN this summer, I met Gary Hensley, a former IRS field agent. Gary had  so much information about how the IRS works and he shared interesting tidbits with the writers there. Gary explained the IRS audit procedures: The IRS […]

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New podcast: Business Tips and Taxes for Writers

November 3rd, 2011 → 6:28 pm @

Carol Topp, CPA has a new podcast of interest to writers, bloggers, authors and publishers. Business Tips and Taxes for Writers   Listen to internet radio with FeliceGerwitz on Blog Talk Radio (give it about 10-20 seconds to load the podcast) Join host, Felice Gerwitz and her  guest, Carol Topp, CPA as she shares information […]

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Amazon deals with California on sales tax

October 6th, 2011 → 7:21 am @

Amazon deal with California may set precedent for online tax collection. The landscape is changing for sales tax and on-line sales.

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Even more tax deductions for writers

September 26th, 2011 → 2:22 pm @

expenses that reduce taxes for writers

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You do not have to report sales under $20K a year, right?

August 29th, 2011 → 8:16 am @

A self-published author asks, “If you sell on Amazon or ebay, you do not have to report sales under $20K a year, right?”

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Podcast: Taxes, Record-keeping, and the Stuff You Don’t WANT to Talk About But MUST!

August 23rd, 2011 → 6:00 am @

Taxes, Record-keeping, and the Stuff You Don’t WANT to Talk About But MUST!

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Sisters in Crime interview: Tax Tips for Writers (part 2)

July 29th, 2011 → 6:03 am @

Sisters in Crime interview: Tax Tips for Writers

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Sisters In Crime: Tax Tips for Writers (part 1)

July 27th, 2011 → 7:03 pm @

The Sisters in Crime blog featured an interview with Carol Topp, CPA on Tax Tips for Writers.

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Should you give out your Social Security Number?

June 3rd, 2011 → 2:33 am @

Great post at Writers Digest on giving out your Social Security Number: Should You Give Editors Your Social Security Number? Q: I was recently given an assignment with a local magazine and the editor asked me for my Social Security number. I’m uncomfortable handing out that type of information and wonder if it’s normal for […]

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29 articles on taxes for freelancers

March 9th, 2011 → 7:55 pm @

29 great articles on taxes and finances for freelance workers.

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