Are gifts from Kickstarter taxable income or a donation?

April 18th, 2013 → 8:26 am @

An author wants to use Kickstarter to crowd fund his book. Is it taxable income to him or a gift?

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Business Tip #10 for Writers: Shipping Your Product

September 3rd, 2012 → 8:00 am @

  With your inventory stocked and marketing strategy ready to go, it may be time for your writing business to start sending your product to customers. Congratulations! Now, how do you go about that? What does shipping your book entail? My book,┬áBusiness Tips and Taxes for Writers, details just what you need to know to […]

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Pricing your book for retail sales and discounts

April 13th, 2012 → 1:29 pm @

A writer on the Self Publishing Yahoo group recently asked, I’m writing a nonfiction book about flowers and plants.So my questions are about pricing books locally to the florists and garden centers. If they want to sell them on consignment, what percent (discount) should I discount to them? And if I sell them out right […]

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