Do writers as business owners pay taxes twice?

February 24th, 2015 → 10:35 am @

A business owner wonders if she will pay taxes twice, once as the business and again when she takes money out of her business.

Blog &Tax Tips for Writers

Keep your bookkeeping simple in 2015. Free spreadsheet for writers and authors

February 8th, 2015 → 3:35 pm @

In my book, Business Tips and Taxes for Writers, I discuss record keeping and recommend different software programs that writers can use to manage their business. I start by saying that a simple spreadsheet can work well for many authors. I created a simple bookkeeping spreadsheet for some of my author clients.   Now. I’m […]

Blog &Business Tips for Writers

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

Bookkeeping spreadsheet for authors and writers (please share!)

September 22nd, 2014 → 8:56 am @

Carol Topp, CPA shares a spreadsheet for authors to track their income and expenses.

Blog

“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

Indiana Faith and Writing Conference video

September 2nd, 2014 → 11:36 pm @

Carol Topp, CPA is one of the faculty at the 2014 Faith and Writing Conference Oct 31 and Nov 1, 2014 at Anderson University in central Indiana.

Business Tips for Writers

I learn a lot at writers conferences. Here’s a list for IN, KY and OH.

June 16th, 2014 → 10:41 am @

List of conferences I’ve attended or will be attending. Most are in the Midwest (IN, OH, KY)

Author to Business Owner &Blog &Tax Tips for Writers

Indiana Faith and Writing Confernece

June 7th, 2014 → 8:23 am @

Indiana Faith and Writing Conference (IFWC) will be held Oct 31-Nov 1,2014 in Anderson, IN

Author to Business Owner &Blog