Getting Ready to File Your Income Taxes?


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It’s that time of year! Lots of folks looking for info on getting their records ready for income taxes–the links below should help. (Links open in a new window.)

Help for downloading your Etsy & Paypal records:

Etsy: Download your Sales and Billing Data to a Spreadsheet

Download Your Paypal History

You’ll need a program with a spreadsheet to open csv files. If you don’t already have one this is great free software which has a spreadsheet available:

Open Office

You might also find the IRS publications listed here helpful for figuring out what goes where on your income taxes:

Help for Filing Federal Income Taxes for Your Small Business

And if you haven’t registered with your state yet (or on a more local level like city or county), you might want to check into the requirements for people selling from your area–the laws are different everywhere.

What you consider your hobby might be considered a business by the government, and their opinion is the one that counts… 🙂

US Sellers: Sales Tax & Business Registration

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