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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Author helped by my comments on LinkedIn

February 28th, 2014 → 12:41 am @

An author who received help from Carol Topp, CPA on LinkedIn shares his review of Business Tips and Taxes for Writers

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Why you shouldn’t trust tax prep software

February 24th, 2014 → 6:59 pm @

Here’s a perfect example of how tax software doesn’t replace a knowledgeable CPA.

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What’s the difference between a sole proprietorship and an LLC?

February 24th, 2014 → 1:59 pm @

Carol Topp, CPA explains using a word picture the difference between a sole proprietorship and an LLC.

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What income do authors make from publishing?

February 17th, 2014 → 7:53 am @

A survey of 5,000 authors reveals income from publishing.

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IRS simplifies home office deduction

February 10th, 2014 → 9:35 am @

Every one in a while the IRS makes like simpler for taxpayers! In 2013 the IRS simplified the Business Use of the Home deduction.

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3 days left to win a copy of Writers Market 2014

January 29th, 2014 → 8:38 am @

Carol Topp of TaxesForWriters.com is giving a way a copy of Writers Market 2014.

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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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Win a copy of Writers Market 2014

January 10th, 2014 → 12:36 am @

Carol Topp of TaxesForWriters.com is giving a way a copy of Writers Market 2014.

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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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