Writers can deduct mileage on their tax return

February 10th, 2017 → 11:27 am @

No one likes recording odometer readings, so use information from Google maps instead.

Blog &Tax Tips for Writers

When can you deduct book research expenses?

January 28th, 2017 → 10:17 am @

A writer can deduct book research expenses in the year they occurred.

Blog &Tax Tips for Writers

IRS study finds lots of businesses might really be hobbies

May 11th, 2016 → 6:41 pm @

Writers need to be conducting their business as a business to avoid an IRS audit, especially those with multi-year losses.

Blog &Tax Tips for Writers

How to Start a Publishing Business webinar

March 22nd, 2016 → 7:20 pm @

How to form a publishing company, a free webinar, with Carol Topp, CPA,

Author to Business Owner &Blog &Business Tips for Writers

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)?

Blog &Tax Tips for Writers

Business Tips for Writers part 2 (podcast)

February 12th, 2015 → 1:16 pm @

In this podcast Carol Topp, CPA discusses record keeping in a business, helpful software and some tax tips fro writers.

Blog &Business Tips for Writers &Podcast/Radio show

What Do You Give an Author for Christmas?

December 18th, 2014 → 1:00 pm @

Do you have a writer or budding author on your Christmas list? Carol Topp, host of the Dollars and Sense Show podcast has some gift ideas for the writer on your shopping list.

Blog &Podcast/Radio show

Business Tips for Writers webinars

November 8th, 2014 → 6:23 pm @

Carol Topp, author and accountant offers webinars with business tips for writers and publishers. Sponsored by Association for Publishers of Special Sales.

Blog &Business Tips for Writers

How to Start a Publishing Business

October 16th, 2014 → 7:41 pm @

The Business of Writing Today podcast interviews Carol Topp, CPA on How to Start a Publishing Business

Blog &Podcast/Radio show

“Author to Entrepreneur” at the Cleveland Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Conference

September 17th, 2014 → 2:32 pm @

Meet author Carol Topp, CPA at the Northeast Ohio Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators annual conference in Cleveland, September 19-20, 2014

Author to Business Owner &Blog