Jul

18

Accounting and Tax Workshop for Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, 3:00pm - 4:00pm MST


Galvanize Phoenix
515 E Grant St
Phoenix, 85004


Get a broad overview of how accounting fits into your business and answers to the most frequently asked tax questions by aspiring and new entrepreneurs. Your instructor, Erin Engelbrecht, will give plain language, easy-to-follow explanations and offer practical advice that you can use immediately.

You’ll Learn How To:
Use your accounting data for more than just completing your tax return.
Find and retain an accounting professional that’s right for your business.
Determine what tax return to file for your business.
Document your mileage and auto expenses properly to hold up to an audit.
Document your home office expenses properly to hold up to an audit.
Document your meals and entertainment expenses properly to hold up to an audit.
Pay yourself properly according to your type of business entity.
Calculate self-employment tax and understand how it works.
Target Audience
Business owners, pre- and post-startup, who want to obtain a better understanding of how an accounting system benefits their organization.
Business owners, pre- and post-startup, who want to obtain a better understanding of common business deductions, how they work, and how to document them properly.
Business owners, pre- and post-startup, who want to obtain a better understanding of how to compensate themselves properly and how/when self-employment tax affects them.

Workshop Schedule:
Introduction
What Accounting Can Do For Your Business
How to Find the Right Accountant
What Tax Return to File for Your Business
Mileage and Auto Expenses
Home Office Expenses
Meals and Entertainment Expenses
How to Pay Yourself Properly
Self-Employment Tax Basics

Meet Your Instructor:

Erin Engelbrecht is a CPA and the owner of Organized Piggy, an accounting and tax practice for businesses and individuals. A Phoenix native, she holds a B.S. degree in Accountancy from Arizona State University West Campus and an MBA from Arizona State University Main Campus. She worked in private industry for small- to medium-sized business for 19 years before starting her own practice. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and pets, singing karaoke, and all things Star Wars.

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