Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Tax tips for the self-employed (including artists)

Wyoming Entrepreneur sends this:

Join us online for this series of "Tax Talk" webinars. Keith Hall, CPA of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) will present three, free, 45-minute webinars beginning February 3. Each online session will start at 2:00 pm. Keith is a nationally recognized speaker and truly understands the problems faced by small businesses.

On February 3, the topic will be, "Top 5 Tax Questions for the Self-employed." In this session Keith will cover entity formation, registrations and recordkeeping, and paying estimated taxes. He will also discuss popular deductions such as automobiles, meals and travel. To register for this session, go to

 The February 10th webinar is titled "Preparing an Audit-proof Tax Return." In case you are audited by the IRS, you need to understand how to best safeguard your business for survival. Key topics to be discussed include getting organized, searching for deductions, and building your paper fort. To register for this session, go to

You will get "Tips for Saving on Your Taxes" on February 24. Learn how to maximize deductions with possibilities such as hiring your child, utilizing a home office, retirement contributions, and more. To register for this session, go to
Keith Hall helps self-employed and micro-business owners through the NASE's Tax Talk service, offering personalized tax advice on everything from incorporation and automobile expenses to home office deductions and travel expenses.

Please note: You'll need to register for each session separately. Upon registration a confirmation email will be sent with information on how to join the webinar at the scheduled time.

Our monthly webinars are typically offered the first Thursday of each month at 2:00 PM, promising to provide attendees with at least 3 actionable ideas. Presentations are one hour long and are extended free of charge in a convenient online format.