Tax season is upon us. If you're anything like the typical creative type you've been hiding behind your camera, your computer and yes, even your children avoiding the dreaded number crunch. While there are a rare few moments of clarity in my year for numbers I used to dread the necessity of keeping books.
A few years ago I resolved to tackle my avoidance and really get organized. I had heard from a friend that a tax diary was a fantastic thing to help you keep track of your yearly expenses. I looked into the system and found that a simple ledger pages in a binder worked better for me.
Once each month I log in to Dreamstime & other revenue generators, check my stats and add the total income from each to my monthly ledger page. On the... [ Read more...