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Ah, yes. Tax season. The time of the year when running a creative business becomes a nightmare instead of the dream.

Now, I’ve noticed that a lot of myths and misinformation about online business taxes are everywhere on the internet.

Whether you’re a seasoned Shopify seller or a budding Etsy entrepreneur, navigating online business taxes can be confusing.

People say a lot of stuff out there in Facebook groups and Etsy forums about how taxes work for us, but what’s actually true?

That’s why I’m making this …

Taxes. Ugh, the dreaded T-word.

As creative entrepreneurs, you pour your heart and soul into your art, but tax season can feel like a creativity killer.

You lose so much valuable time you could have spent doing what you love: making things.

But during tax season, the reality for handmade business owners is that we’re stuck in our offices, dealing with numbers and money – something we rarely want to do.


Who wants that? Not me, for sure.

But doing your taxes is an important …

So many businesses have closed down this year.

Just today, I saw two small businesses throw in the towel.

It’s scary and it’s sad.

Closing down a business marks the end of such a beautiful era.

Perhaps you’ve felt the weight of these struggles yourself.

Sales have been really hard lately, so I won’t blame you if you’ve thought about quitting at least once.

I understand where you’re coming from.

So, in this blog post, I’m not here to tell you to just keep going, no matter

In 2023, we saw handmade sales take a bit of a nosedive, down by a hefty 40-50%.


But why did this happen?

In this blog post, I’m going to unpack five controversial opinions I’ve been thinking about how 2024 is going to affect the handmade industry.

I want to explain the reasons behind the market downfall and share with you what we need to do moving forward to keep our businesses afloat.

So, here are five harsh truths craft business owners need to hear.

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