February 23rd, 2016 → 9:27 am @ Carol Topp
Do hobby writers who make a little money need to worry about taxes?
March 12th, 2015 → 1:41 am @ Carol Topp
An author wonders if a “thank you donation” she received is a gift or a sale.
February 24th, 2015 → 10:35 am @ Carol Topp
A business owner wonders if she will pay taxes twice, once as the business and again when she takes money out of her business.
February 17th, 2014 → 7:53 am @ Carol Topp
A survey of 5,000 authors reveals income from publishing.
April 18th, 2013 → 8:26 am @ Carol Topp
An author wants to use Kickstarter to crowd fund his book. Is it taxable income to him or a gift?
March 28th, 2013 → 8:09 am @ Carol Topp
Understand that hobby income is fully taxable and rarely are the expenses deductible. It is usually advantageous to consider your writing as business, not a hobby.
March 11th, 2013 → 9:16 am @ Carol Topp
The products you receive for review are taxable income. Why? Because you engaged in a business exchange.
January 21st, 2013 → 8:37 am @ Carol Topp
Any income you make from writing, freelancing, your blog, etc is taxable income, even if it’s just a hobby.
December 19th, 2011 → 2:00 pm @ Carol Topp
Is all hobby income taxable? Yes; anything you make from writing, your blog, etc is taxable income, even if it’s just a hobby. Come back next week for as another hobby writing question is answered! Or subscribe to my RSS feed or newsletter on the home page to get these blog posts sent to […]