I write as a hobby. Do I need to worry about taxes?

February 23rd, 2016 → 9:27 am @

Do hobby writers who make a little money need to worry about taxes?

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Tax software can lie to you (if you’re not careful!)

February 16th, 2016 → 9:10 am @

  An author at a writers conference told me, “The IRS stopped the home office deduction.” I knew that wasn’t true, but she insisted that her tax software did not include a deduction for her home office. It was probably because she failed to reply correctly during the software interview process. Tax software can lie […]

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Helpful tax information for bloggers, writers and authors

February 9th, 2016 → 8:55 am @

Helpful information for writers during the tax season

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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)?

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Taxes for Writers webinar

April 27th, 2015 → 6:42 pm @

Webinar with Carol Topp, CPA helping writers understand taxes.

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The Business of Writing online workshop

April 15th, 2015 → 3:45 pm @

Taxes for Writers online workshop sponsored by Women’s Fiction Writers Association

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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.

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Let’s clear up this IRS rule about hobby profits and losses

March 6th, 2014 → 8:14 am @

I read this misinformation on an unnamed blog recently: To prove that your blog or any business is a legitimate business then you must make a profit 3 out of 5 years that you are in business. That’s a common misunderstanding of the IRS rules. What the IRS states is this: “An activity is presumed […]

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Writers: Tax software can lie to you

January 20th, 2014 → 11:15 am @

Tax software is a great tool for writers, but the software is only as good as the user.

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Free products are taxable income for bloggers

January 7th, 2014 → 2:38 pm @

If bloggers receive products for review, or freebies from companies, you have to keep track of that as income.

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