Is TV commercial income taxable?

by Kathy Johnson, CPA

I’m a California resident and have had a television commercial filmed at my house. Is my income from that commercial tax exempt?

 No.  This income is taxable

 Kathy Johnson is a San Bernardino CPA and owner of CPA Forensics Plus. You can reach her at (909) 889-8819 or

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