June 10th, 2014 → 9:20 am @ Carol Topp
A frantic, confused freelancer writer asks about paying her taxes due June 15
February 24th, 2014 → 6:59 pm @ Carol Topp
Here’s a perfect example of how tax software doesn’t replace a knowledgeable CPA.
February 10th, 2014 → 9:35 am @ Carol Topp
Every one in a while the IRS makes like simpler for taxpayers! In 2013 the IRS simplified the Business Use of the Home deduction.
January 20th, 2014 → 11:15 am @ Carol Topp
Tax software is a great tool for writers, but the software is only as good as the user.
December 31st, 2013 → 2:13 pm @ Carol Topp
Bloggers: don’t be shocked by owing self-employment tax.
November 24th, 2013 → 9:19 pm @ Carol Topp
My article titled “We Love Sales But Not Sales Tax” is included in the 2014 edition of Writers Digest Guide to Self Publishing.
October 23rd, 2013 → 11:39 pm @ Carol Topp
A law requiring businesses collect sales tax on purchases made by Illinois residents over the internet was invalidated by the Illinois Supreme Court.
October 14th, 2013 → 12:23 pm @ Carol Topp
Tax payments for bloggers and writers
October 1st, 2013 → 8:07 pm @ Carol Topp
Many authors and other self-employed business owners seem to think that if they suffer years of losses, their business will be classified as a hobby (which is quite punishing from a tax perspective). But, I always explain that a business can have years of losses and still be considered a legitimate business. Here’s an excellent […]
August 1st, 2013 → 11:51 am @ Carol Topp
In 2007 Congress created the Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act to offer a tax break for those who had a mortgage forgiven or cancelled sue to a foreclosure or short sale. This Act was set to expire on December 31, 2012, but has been extended for one more year and will now expire on December 31, […]