I write as a hobby. Do I need to worry about taxes?

February 23rd, 2016 → 9:27 am @

Do hobby writers who make a little money need to worry about taxes?

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Tax software can lie to you (if you’re not careful!)

February 16th, 2016 → 9:10 am @

  An author at a writers conference told me, “The IRS stopped the home office deduction.” I knew that wasn’t true, but she insisted that her tax software did not include a deduction for her home office. It was probably because she failed to reply correctly during the software interview process. Tax software can lie […]

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Helpful tax information for bloggers, writers and authors

February 9th, 2016 → 8:55 am @

Helpful information for writers during the tax season

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What and how do authors write off their expenses?

February 2nd, 2016 → 6:55 pm @

What can an author write off on their tax return (and how do you do it)?

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Taxes for Writers webinar

April 27th, 2015 → 6:42 pm @

Webinar with Carol Topp, CPA helping writers understand taxes.

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The Business of Writing online workshop

April 15th, 2015 → 3:45 pm @

Taxes for Writers online workshop sponsored by Women’s Fiction Writers Association

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Is this author given a gift or is it a sale?

March 12th, 2015 → 1:41 am @

An author wonders if a “thank you donation” she received is a gift or a sale.

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Tax Q & A from writers

February 26th, 2015 → 9:25 am @

Writers ask author and CPA Carol Topp their tax questions

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Do writers as business owners pay taxes twice?

February 24th, 2015 → 10:35 am @

A business owner wonders if she will pay taxes twice, once as the business and again when she takes money out of her business.

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I learn a lot at writers conferences. Here’s a list for IN, KY and OH.

June 16th, 2014 → 10:41 am @

List of conferences I’ve attended or will be attending. Most are in the Midwest (IN, OH, KY)

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