We love sales but not sales tax!

November 24th, 2013 → 9:19 pm @

My article titled “We Love Sales But Not Sales Tax” is included in the 2014 edition of Writers Digest Guide to Self Publishing.

Blog &Tax Tips for Writers

Marrying Writing Business and Creativity Nov 16, 2013

October 17th, 2013 → 8:25 am @

Author and CPA, Carol Topp will be speaking to the Society Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators on Saturday November 16, 2013 9 am -12 noon in Strongville, OH

Author to Business Owner &Blog &Business Tips for Writers

How you can become a published author at Hudson Ohio library

September 13th, 2013 → 5:11 pm @

Live in the Cleveland, Hudson., Ohio area? I’m helping to kick off a new writers group at the Hudson Library on Tuesday, September 17 at 7 p.m. or call (330) 653-6658. Do you have a story to tell or an idea to convey and don’t quite know how to deliver it to your audience? Would […]

Author to Business Owner &Blog

Should an author release his rights to a charity?

September 2nd, 2013 → 9:37 am @

An author asks about releasing his rights to a charity.

Blog &Business Tips for Writers &Q&A

A few mid year tax tips

August 19th, 2013 → 9:04 am @

Tax tips for authors on mileage, home office deduction and meal deduction.

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My article on LLCs in the upcoming Writers Market 2014!

August 5th, 2013 → 1:53 pm @

Writers Market 2014 due out August 31, 2013 has an article by Carol Topp, CPA on LLCs and business structures for writers.

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Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast: Taxes for Writers

July 19th, 2013 → 8:39 pm @

    I was honored to be interviewed by Judith Briles’ podcast: Your Guide to Book Publishing Judith’s podcast is EXCELLENT. I always learn  a ton from her guests and Judith herself. We talked about : The top business mistakes authors make Tax deductions for writers If Judith’s cruise is a legitimate tax deduction How […]

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Your Guide to Book Publishing interview with Judith Briles

April 26th, 2013 → 7:58 pm @

Carol Topp, CPA will discuss the business side of writing and publishing with Judith Briles

Author to Business Owner &Blog

When should a writer hire a CPA?

April 5th, 2013 → 4:01 pm @

When should a writer consider hiring a CPA?

Blog &Business Tips for Writers

Some bad tax advice for writers floating around out there!

March 28th, 2013 → 8:09 am @

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.

Blog &Tax Tips for Writers