What author expeses are tax deductions?

January 31st, 2023 → 2:00 pm @

Some of your expenses as an author are tax deductible, but some are not! How can you tell the difference? The IRS explains what makes a business expense a tax deduction: “To be deductible, a business expense must be both ordinary and necessary. An ordinary expense is one that is common and accepted in your […]

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What Do CPA’s Charge?

January 27th, 2020 → 8:43 am @

What Do CPA’s Charge?

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Banking and checking account tips for writers

March 6th, 2019 → 10:00 am @

Avoid common banking mistakes that writers make!

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What sets off an IRS audit flag?

February 20th, 2019 → 12:20 pm @

Co-mingling businesses can set off an IRS audit.

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When should a writer hire a CPA?

January 23rd, 2019 → 1:30 pm @

When should a writer hire a CPA

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Avoid These Banking Mistakes Writers Make

November 14th, 2018 → 2:24 pm @

Tips on banking and checking accounts for writers

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I never claimed start up expenses on my tax return

March 7th, 2017 → 8:22 am @

Carol, I listened to your webinar on Writers: Prepare Your Taxes Properly. I am not sure if I will have income this year from my book as it is due out either in December or January. I have expenses of $5,500 so far this year. I also had similar expenses last year but never filed […]

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Are self publishing expenses tax deductible?

February 28th, 2017 → 1:45 pm @

A new author asks what expenses are tax deductions

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Answers to Tax Deductions for Writers

February 3rd, 2017 → 8:48 pm @

great questions on tax deductions for writers

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Are Meals Tax Deductible?

January 31st, 2017 → 10:00 am @

Are coffee and tea tax deductible?

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