Author to Business Owner: Timothy Ashby

February 1st, 2012 → 2:00 pm @

Author to Business Owner is designed to provide first-hand business tips for any writer. Each special guest has graciously imparted knowledge of their writing business in hopes of encouraging fellow authors to grow and manage their own businesses. This month, we are privileged to hear from Timothy Ashby! A man of many hats, Timothy earned […]

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Top 12 Money & Tax Tips for 2012 (podcast)

February 1st, 2012 → 1:50 pm @

Marnie Swedberg and I had a great time discussing some of my 12 tips on running a business and taxes for 2012. Top 12 Money & Tax Tips for 2012 podcast with Marnie Swedberg   Listen to internet radio with Marnies Friends on Blog Talk Radio Join Marnie and tax expert, Carol Topp, CPA for […]

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Do you buy or sell ebooks? List of states that tax digital products

February 1st, 2012 → 1:39 pm @

Sales tax…it’s changing at the speed you can download an ebook to your Kindle Fire! There are now several states that tax digital downloads. https://taxes.about.com/od/statetaxes/a/sales-tax-for-digital-downloads.htm States That Tax Downloads These states have passed laws that impose sales taxes on digital products (keep in mind that digital products are defined differently in each state and some […]

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Who says you’re a professional writer?

January 30th, 2012 → 8:19 am @

Nailing Down Your Professional Status By Gary A. Hensley In the old television show Sanford and Son, Fred Sanford asks a man, “Who says you’re an attorney?” “I do,” the man says. Fred says, “Who says you’re not?” The man mumbles, “The State of California.” You don’t want to be on the wrong end of […]

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Five Secrets to Short Cut Your Record Keeping for Tax Benefits

January 26th, 2012 → 10:02 pm @

  Webinar Friday, January 27th at 12 noon EST For Authors & Writers (aspiring or published) Authors and Writers work hard at their ideas, writing their manuscripts or blogs and then waking up to see that no one is reading their information or wants to buy their book! On this webinar, Felice a best-selling author […]

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How picky is the home office deduction?

January 23rd, 2012 → 8:40 am @

This may seem like a really stupid question, but the exclusive use of space for a home office deduction, does that mean that the business owner can’t do any personal business in that space, like make personal phone calls, do personal things on the computer/internet, have personal files in the area, pay personal bills, etc? […]

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Top Tax and Money Tips for 2012 podcast

January 18th, 2012 → 11:42 pm @

Marnie will be hosting me, Carol Topp, on her radio show Thursday, Jan 19 Call (646) 727-2510 or listen in the show box below. We go live at 3 PM Central Click for Time Zones Top Tax & Money Management Tips for 2012 with Marnie & Carol Topp, CPA Listener Notes Here Listen to internet […]

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The Writer’s Home Office Deduction

January 16th, 2012 → 8:19 am @

The Writer’s Home Office Deduction

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Don’t call yourself a hobby writer!

January 12th, 2012 → 8:04 am @

I would like to introduce myself — Tom Hebert. I am a C.P.A. by trade. Writing and publishing for me is a hobby — but a serious one! I recently self-published the first 30,000 words of my novel (“The Remains of the Corps”) and with the help of a friend converted it to an ebook, […]

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Questions to Ask An Accountant

January 9th, 2012 → 8:19 am @

Questions to Ask An Accountant

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