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Image September 5, 2013 welcome EM Lynley

Hello Fellow Authors, I’m EM Lynley. That’s my pseudonym. Like you I had a lot of tax questions when I first started getting paid for my writing. I know exactly what you’re wondering, because I already asked the same questions, and now I’ve got answers. Four years ago I took a 3-month long tax preparer
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4 Ways to Save Money by Calculating your Profit/Loss Right Now #taxtip #smallbusiness
Image August 20, 2015 2015,Blog post,Classes EM Lynley

September Online Writers’ Tax Workshop Will Help You Get It Right We’re coming up to the end of Q3 in September. While it seems weeks away, it’s a great idea to get started on pulling together income and expenses for the quarter (or the year-to-date if you haven’t been keeping up with the numbers!) An
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Have you sent your Q2 estimated tax payment?
Image July 15, 2015 self-employment tax,Tax TIps,Workshop EM Lynley

Find out who needs to send a payment and how to calculate the correct amount. If you don’t have a regular W-2 job you need to know this stuff! Join my newsletter for all the instructions Get your copy of the 2015 Writers’ Tax Workshop book Or sign up a class focusing just on Estimated
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Last-minute OH CRAP Tax Workshop for Writers #taxes
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[wp_eStore_cart_fancy1_when_not_empty] Late sign-up is okay! All lectures and Q&A will be available online after the workshop is over. Register whenever you want to access all the information and ask your own questions. Contact EM Lynley if you have trouble registering. [wp_eStore_fancy1 id=5]

5 Last-minute Tax Tips for Writers #taxes #authors
Image April 9, 2015 2015,Blog post,last-minute advice,Tax TIps EM Lynley

  Panicking because you aren’t ready for the April 15 tax deadline? Here are some last-minute tips to make the process a little less painful. To get all the deductions you deserve and plenty of tax planning and prep advice, check out EM Lynley’s book 2015 Writers’ Tax Workshop. If you try to rush through
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2015 Tax Workshops for Authors
Image January 2, 2015 2015,Classes,tax tips for authors,tax tips for writers EM Lynley

2015 Schedule I’ll be doing three full workshops this tax season. Registration is at the bottom of this page.  If they fill up, then I will add another workshop. I’m offering all workshops at a discount if you register by the end of January, but prices will go up as tax season advances. Getting the
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4 Last-minute Tax Tips for Writers #taxes #authors @emlynley
Image April 14, 2014 Blog post,last-minute advice,Tax TIps EM Lynley

4 Last-minute tax tips for writers #taxes #author Panicking because you aren’t ready for tomorrow’s tax deadline? Here are some last-minute tips to make the process a little less painful. To get all the deductions you deserve and plenty of tax planning and prep advice, check out EM Lynley’s book Tax Tips for Authors. If
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5 Things Authors Miss on their Tax Returns #taxes #writer
Image April 13, 2014 Blog post,last-minute advice,schedule c,self-employment tax,Tax TIps EM Lynley

  In my real life I’m a tax and finance professional and I’ve been sharing my knowledge with other writers for the past three years. I find many people have problems with the same issues year after year. Are you making these mistakes? If so, you’ll find more ways to solve these problems (and more)
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March Tax Workshop for Authors — still time to register #taxtip #writing
Image March 17, 2014 Blog post,Classes,Tax TIps EM Lynley

The March workshop is the last one before taxes are due on April 15. As some of my readers know, in RL I’m a tax and finance professional, and I’ve been using that knowledge to teach my tax workshops. Whether you like it or not, it’s time to stop procrastinating on your tax return. We
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#Tax Workshop for Authors starts soon #writing #selfpublish @emlynley
Image February 17, 2014 Classes,Tax TIps EM Lynley

As some of my readers know, in RL I’m a tax and finance professional, and I’ve been using that knowledge to teach my tax workshops. Whether you like it or not, it’s time to start thinking about your tax return. We have a lot of new authors here who may be filing Schedule C for
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7 January Tax Tips for Writers #taxtip
Image January 12, 2014 Blog post,Tax TIps,tax tips for authors,tax tips for writers EM Lynley

January means two things in the tax world: time to start thinking about the 2013 tax return, and a new year of records to begin keeping for 2014. If you self-publish, you have even more expenses and obligations, so start the year off on a good footing. I’ll start off with the easy part first:
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