Stephen Fishman

J.D. · USC Gould School of Law

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 TaxesEvery Airbnb Host's Tax Guideand Working for Yourself: Law and Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers & Consultants, published by Nolo.

Articles By Stephen Fishman

What Are Payroll Taxes?
Most employers are required to withhold and pay income taxes on behalf of their employees.
What Do I Do With This 1099-NEC?
If you've been doing contract work, the IRS is likely to send you a 1099-NEC.
When Must You Withhold Taxes For Someone Who Works For You?
If you have employees, chances are you must withhold taxes.