Accounting for Authors

Accounting for authors is something we’re asked about all the time. Special shout out to John Box for suggesting the conversation.

“How do self-published authors handle their income? Both part-time and full-timers? Are authors setting up LLC’s or the like? Is this something that we can do on our own? Or is there a respectable service out there that can help us?”

These are all great questions. Listen in as we talk about what we do on the financial side of being a career author.

DISCLAIMER: We are not accountants or tax attorneys. This is not financial or legal advice. We are not responsible for any decisions you make as a result of listening to this episode.

The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author.

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Why credit cards can be good for small business owners
  • How to determine whether or not you need an LLC
  • Why partners should always have written agreements
  • Tools for book keeping
  • When you need a tax professional

Also, learn how to get on the path to financial independence for free.

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