Business of Writing International Summit August 1-2, 2014

May 23rd, 2014 → 9:01 am @

Join me in Louisville, Kentucky August 1-2, 2014 at this summit for writers looking to get published or better market their books.

Author to Business Owner &Blog &Business Tips for Writers

Let’s Talk About Becoming a Published Author

May 13th, 2014 → 3:27 pm @

Listen to Felice Gerwitz as she shares the tips you need if you are considering becoming a published author. Here’s what she wished she had known!

Blog &Podcast/Radio show

Writers Conferences in IN, OH and KY

May 12th, 2014 → 8:07 pm @

Carol Topp, CPA has been invited as the faculty at 3 writers conferences in the late summer and fall.

Author to Business Owner &Blog

Video: Famous Teenage Authors

May 9th, 2014 → 12:41 pm @

A list of famous teen authors to inspire you.

Blog &Video blog

What do authors and entrepreneurs have in common?

May 6th, 2014 → 8:06 pm @

Authors and entrepreneurs find they have a lot in common.

Author to Business Owner &Blog

6 Ways to Protect Your LLC Status

April 3rd, 2014 → 3:11 pm @

If you do obtain LLC status for your writing business, it is important that you safeguard that status.

Business Tips for Writers

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 […]

Blog &Business Tips for Writers

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

Blog &Business Tips for Writers

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.

Tax Tips for Writers

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.

Blog &Business Tips for Writers &Q&A