Stephen Fishman

J.D.

Stephen Fishman has dedicated his career as an attorney and author to writing useful, authoritative, and recognized guides on business, taxation, and intellectual property matters for small businesses, entrepreneurs, independent contractors, and freelancers. He is the author of over 20 books and hundreds of articles, and has been quoted in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, and many other publications. Among his books are Every Landlord’s Tax Deduction Guide, Deduct It! Lower Your Small Business TaxesTax Guide for Short-Term Rentals: Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO and Moreand Working for Yourself: Law and Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers & Consultants, published by Nolo.  You can visit Stephen’s website at www.fishmanlawandtaxfiles.com.


Articles By Stephen Fishman

How to Form an LLC in New York
Here are the steps you need to take to form an LLC in New York.
How to Form an LLC in Nebraska
Here are the steps you need to take to form an LLC in Nebraska.
How to Form an LLC in Kansas
Here are the steps you need to take to form an LLC in Kansas.
How to Form a New York Nonprofit Corporation
Follow these steps to form a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation in New York.
How to Form a Corporation in New York
To form a corporation in New York, you need to take the steps set forth below.
How to Form a Texas Nonprofit Corporation
Follow these steps to form a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation in Texas.
How to Deduct a Loss On a Timeshare Sale
Tax issues when you sell a timeshare property at less than you purchased it for.
Can Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Deduct Their Business Expenses?
The IRS has invoked drug laws to make it difficult for medical marijuana dispensaries to deduct their business expenses.
State Taxes on Recreational Marijuana
All states that have established a legal market for recreational marijuana impose hefty special taxes on its sale.
Tax Implications of Reverse Mortgages
As far as taxes go, there are pros and cons to reverse mortgages.