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

Tax Credits for People With Disabilities Who Receive SSDI or SSI Benefits
If you’re disabled and receive Social Security disability benefits—either SSDI or SSI—you can qualify for certain tax credits.
Tax Breaks for People With Disabilities Who Receive SSDI or SSI Benefits
SSDI or SSI recipients can benefit from a larger standard deduction, a deduction for disability-related work expenses, exemptions for disability benefits, and tax-advantaged savings and retirement accounts.