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Important Tax Law Changes That Affect RVers

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) enacted in late 2017 ushered in the most sweeping changes to the United States’ Internal Revenue [Tax] Code in more than 30 years. While the changes do not address the RVer lifestyle specifically, many of the provisions do generally affect RVers—especially those who

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Workamping and Taxes
Mobile Finances

Workamping and Taxes: Tax Implications of Trading Labor for RV Campsites

Bartering your labor for free RV camping is a very popular strategy for RVers looking for creative ways to make ends meet while living on the road. Websites, various organic communities, and for-profit businesses have sprung up to provide how-to tips and facilitate the matching of “work-campers” with the RV

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Accounting Tips: How to start a business.
Mobile Finances

How to Start a Business: What Government Forms to Fill Out

DISCLAIMER: The information and materials we share in this article are intended for reference only.  As the information is designed solely to provide guidance to the readers, it is not intended to be a substitute for someone seeking personalized professional advice based on specific factual situations.  Therefore, we strongly encourage

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5 Most frequently asked tax questions
Mobile Finances

5 Most Frequently Asked RVer Tax Questions (and Answers)

I’ve traveled through 33 states during my four years as a self-employed entrepreneur while RV’ing full time. No doubt, the life of a traveling digital-nomad creates an income tax situation that is far more complex than it was during my sticks-and-bricks days. While we each have unique circumstances and challenges,

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Mobile Finances

How to Deduct Campground Fees as a Business Expense

DISCLAIMER: The information and materials we share in this article are intended for reference only.  As the information is designed solely to provide guidance to the readers, it is not intended to be a substitute for someone seeking personalized professional advice based on specific factual situations.  Therefore, we strongly encourage

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Mobile Finances

How to Prepare Yourself for Tax Season Throughout the Year

If you’re tired of scrambling every year to get all your ducks in a row to do your taxes, here’s a guide on how to prepare yourself for tax season throughout the year. It takes a bit of organizing as the year progresses, but you’ll be gifting your future self

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Mobile Finances

Can Advertising on my RV Save Taxes?

Out-of-the-box thinkers… that’s one way to describe those of us who spend all or most of our time living and working in our RVs. We enjoy the freedom and adventure of living on the road, but it does come with some challenges—for example, we generally face a more complicated tax

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Mobile Finances

Key Budgeting Strategies for RVers

Before I started RVing full-time, I knew I had to sit down to review my finances and make sure I could afford to maintain this lifestyle. So, being the accounting geek that I am, I worked out a couple of budgets in an Excel spreadsheet. There were various scenarios based

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Accounting Tips Background
Mobile Finances

Should I Pay Estimated Taxes?

I paid all my taxes due by April 15th, there should be no penalty! Such was my argument with the IRS after learning I was being hit with an “underpayment penalty”. I was not a happy camper…the penalty amount was one thing, but the principle of the matter really bugged

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Tim Ewing CPA
Mobile Finances

How to Minimize Income Tax Liability When Working in Multiple States

When discussing multi-state income tax, for most working RVers we usually encounter a situation where the RVer has not been paying taxes to various states but perhaps they should. An inherent risk of inviting unwanted attention from state tax authorities already exists. Even though a properly handled multi-state tax scenario

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