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Book to help writers with the business side of the writing profession.
Bookkeeping for Writers
Navigating through the recordkeeping required for a small business owner can be difficult. This book is written exclusively for those of us who earn money by writing. It includes usefulinformation to help interpret the complexities of our federal tax code and proven techniques to reduce taxable income.
Tips for Success feature writers share the wisdom they have acquired over time. In the Writer’s Block feature you will discover specific questions writers have submitted which, when answered, help clarify points made about that topic.
Throughout the book we have included tips from both new and seasoned writers. In the
You will also find that each part of this book works together to assist you in forming your overallbusiness plan. Each chapter steps through a comprehensive plan that works as a building block towards a successful writing business.
Bookkeeping Basics for Freelance Writers
THis book addresses issues writers face daily such as how to deduct travel expenses, determine taxable writing income, and claim home office deductions.
A practical manual that covers far more than its title not just bookkeeping but many other
business aspects of running a freelance writing business in the U.S. I had to find all this out
from trial and error this book will give you a great head start.
Shel Horowitz, author of Grassroots Marketing for Authors and Publishers
Importance of organized records
Becoming a freelance writer is really exciting, and it can be easy to get caught up in getting your business off the ground. But many creative types do their bookkeeping basics on the fly, or not at all.
Bookkeeping Basics for Freelance Writers explains how to track your expenses, file for taxes, and organize your business in an easy-to-understand way. More importantly, it helps
freelancers understand that keeping the financial aspect of their business organized is just as critical to success as that first big article published in a national magazine.
Amy Forstadt, Freelance Communications and Marketing Specialist
Writers everywhere need this book!
Writers everywhere will be so happy to find this book! I am a writer, not a bookkeeper, but bookkeeping is a big part of being a writer. Unfortunately, many writers do not have bookkeeping or business skills.
This book can help you tremendously with forming your business, setting up what you need to do legally, choosing a name, and documenting your income for the IRS. The forms included in this book are invaluable and make the process much easier and streamlined,
including a freelance contract and subcontractor agreement. Save yourself much time and aggravation and use this book and the forms included to begin
your successful writing career today!
Michelle Dunn, columnist and author of eight books in the collecting money series
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