Starting a new business is the ultimate American dream. And why not? Who doesn’t love the fantasy of coming up with a killer idea that you know people will pay for, quitting your job (with or without a dramatic bridge-burning exit a’ la “Jerry McGuire”) and start raking in the cash? From 2014 to 2016 The Bureau of Labor Statistics showed an increase of nearly 150,000 self-employed individuals to 8,751,000.
With that many entrepreneurs striking out on their own, tax professionals are here to help guide these taxpayers through the sometimes-difficult transition from W2 to 1099. As exciting as a new business is, the tax implications are often ignored until after the fact which can trigger financial stress and love-letters from the IRS. This basic course offers a plan of action to follow to get your clients started on the right foot and building value into your services.
Mark Bliss has been a tax professional for over 10 years. He is getting ready for his 11th tax season. Mark specializes in small business and has helped entrepreneur's start or streamline their business for over a decade. Client relationships are the number one priority for Mark, who is the Business Services Director for Financial Liberty Network. Mark is a native New Yorker who has lived in the Denver Metro area since 1998.