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Tax Tips for Freelance Writers and Self-Published Authors
If you earn money selling your words to websites and other publishers, the Internal Revenue Service will likely say you’re a small business owner. Freelance income is self-employment income, and so are any royalties you receive for that book you published or self-published. That can be a good thing, because the self-employed are privy to some tax perks that employees don’t usually receive. Read more…

Maximizing Tax Deductions for the Business Use of Your Car
The business use of your car can be one of the largest tax deduction you can take to reduce your business income. This is a big, big deal. Why two “bigs”? Because your business income is used to calculate two taxes: your personal income tax and your self-employment tax (the amount you pay into Social Security and Medicare as the “owner” of your rideshare business). Maximizing your deduction for the business use of your car will help you minimize these taxes. Read more…

Video: When to Issue a 1099-MISC Tax Form
Do you operate a trade or business? If the answer is yes, you may want to learn about your potential 1099-MISC filing requirements. Watch this video to find out more about the requirements for issuing a 1099-MISC. Read more…

Tips for Paying Estimated Taxes
Get guidance on federal income tax requirements for estimated taxes to accurately pay what you owe. Read more…

On-Demand Jobs and Your Taxes
More Americans work in the new, on-demand economy than you might imagine. Companies are essentially tapping into a workforce of talented, independent workers. If you are an on-demand worker, your employer may classify you either as an employee or as an independent contractor. This classification makes a big difference in the benefits you receive, as well as in the tax forms you must file to report money received from on-demand jobs. Read more…


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