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Sales Tax Basics for Writers

If you will be selling books either in person or through your website, then the law says you are to collect and pay sales tax, unless you’re lucky enough to live in a state without sales tax. And calculating sales… Read the rest

Business Set-Up For Indie Authors Now Available

Yesterday, I did a live webinar with Joel Friedlander on how to set-up your self-publishing business. including information about business names and taxes. You can view it here.  Why Authors Who Want to Self-Publish Need a Business Hat For more… Read the rest

Questions About Copyright, Pen Names, and 1099s

Today, I am going to answer questions posted by readers through emails, my website, and even Amazon reviews. I appreciated when readers take the time to ask questions. It helps me know what’s on your minds. QUESTION: Oh no. I Read the rest

Crowdfunding For Writers — Handle With Care

By Tax Credit on Flickr Producing a well-edited, professionally designed book takes money.  If you don’t have spare change lying around, how do you finance the upfront costs? Many writers are using crowdfunding to raise money for editors and designers… Read the rest

Sell Your Book, Not Your Identity

How exciting! You are about to receive your first royalty check from your local bookstore, CreateSpace, Amazon, Smashwords, IBookstore, anyone. And they ask you for your Social Security Number or SSN. Do you really want to give your SSN away… Read the rest

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