Tax questions with author Sonia Marsh Gutsy Indie Publishers

March 18th, 2013 → 1:36 pm @

Sonia had great questions on tax deductions for authors, sales tax and using Quickbooks

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Video blog: Can a writer deduct travel expenses?

February 25th, 2013 → 8:36 am @

Can a writer deduct travel expenses to an exotic place for research on a future book?

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Apps for mileage tracking

February 20th, 2013 → 7:54 am @

Several iphone apps make tracking mileage easier

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Video blog: Are gifts a tax deduction?

January 28th, 2013 → 8:13 am @

Here’s a short video clip of me, Carol Topp, CPA, giving a presentation to a writers group. I’m giving them a quiz on taxes for writers.

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Tax Deductions for Writers mini ebook. No charge!

January 5th, 2013 → 3:06 pm @

Just in time for tax season. I am offering a mini-ebook, Tax Deductions for Writers

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Are unpaid royalties a tax deduction?

October 16th, 2012 → 3:33 pm @

Can an author write off the amount of royalty that the she did not receive?

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Video Blog: IRS denies business expenses to author

July 10th, 2012 → 6:11 pm @

I discuss why a wanna-be author was not allowed $19,000 in travel expenses for his (un)published book on world -wide travel.

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Tax Deductions for Writers

February 13th, 2012 → 8:20 am @

Here are some common tax deductions for writers. Are you taking them on your tax return?

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Common Tax Mistakes Made by Writers

February 9th, 2012 → 2:00 pm @

Common Tax Mistakes Made by Writers

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How picky is the home office deduction?

January 23rd, 2012 → 8:40 am @

This may seem like a really stupid question, but the exclusive use of space for a home office deduction, does that mean that the business owner can’t do any personal business in that space, like make personal phone calls, do personal things on the computer/internet, have personal files in the area, pay personal bills, etc? […]

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