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 Taxes, Tax Guide for Short-Term Rentals: Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO and More, and 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
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