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"Going Legit" Workshop with Robin Swanson

 

Saturday July 7th, 2018, 10pm-4pm
La Canada Flintridge 

(Since the location is a private residence, the address will be emailed to you after you RSVP and pay)


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Robin_SwansonRobin_Swanson Join us as our own Robin Swanson outlines for us the key questions  you should be asking yourself to go from hobby photographer to "Legit".

 ...Includes an overview of how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affect small business!

About Robin:

• CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
• CGMA (Certified Global Management Accountant)
• Quickbooks Professional Advisor

Professional Photographers of America (PPA):

• CPP (Certified Professional Photographer)
• Master Photographer
• Photographic Craftsman
• Professional Photographers of California (PPC):

• F-PPC
• S-PPC
• PPC Treasurer

 

 


To Register and receive the address:

1) Click on your membership status below and pay via the paypal link, 

2) go the the meetup page here and RSVP for the class to give us a headcount

Day of Class:

Please bring a laptop as materials will be provided on USB to take home and study.

 


PAYMENT

Select AVPP member or non-member

What are we going to cover?

• WHY SHOULD YOU GO LEGIT?
• Tax Consequences vs Tax Benefits

• WHAT FORM SHOULD YOUR BUSINESS TAKE?
• Overview of different types of business entities
• SoleProprietorship • Partnership
• SCorporation
• CCorporation
• LLC

• FICTITIOUS BUSINESS STATEMENT (DBA)
• Do you need one?
• How do you get one?

• BUSINESS LICENSE
• Do you need one?
• How do you get one?

• SELLER'S PERMIT
• YES! You need one!
• How to get one

• SALES & USE TAX

• BUSINESS CHECKING ACCOUNT
• The importance of separating your business and personal finances.

• ACCOUNTING FOR YOUR FINANCES
• Brief overview of Quickbooks
• Other studio management software

• INSURANCE
• Liability Insurance
• Equipment Insurance
• What insurance PPA has to offer

• CONTRACTS

• WEBSITES

• DRONES/SMALL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS (sUAS)

Updated from 2017 to include an overview of how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affect small business!

 


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