Hundreds of tax deductions and tax credits for individuals and small businesses go unused each year because folks simply are not educated on what they have a right to deduct or claim.
Rather than boring you with my recap of an excellent presentation on taxes and LLCs at a recent Suncoast Internet Marketing Mastermind group meeting, I’ll let the presenter, Robin Platzer, break it down for you. Here it is:
I was recently asked to do a presentation at one of my meet up groups on tax deductions. And my first thought was” Tax deductions? How boring is that? I mean really? Nobody wants to listen to me ramble on for an hour about taxes do they?
Ok, yes it is true I am an accountant, and yes I do prepare small business tax returns for a living. But wouldn’t you rather me do a presentation on something fun, like how to do fun cool paper art, or how to coupon? But being that this is the subject they wanted me to speak on and since taxes is a topic I am very familiar with, I reluctantly agreed.
When I arrived to the meeting place presentation in hand I was expecting to speak to a half empty room of unsmiling Uncle Sam Haters, ready to shoot the messenger. But what I found instead was a room full of small business owners!! And the room wasn’t half empty in fact every seat was taken. “Are you kidding me? “ These people actually seem happy to be here!! “They were smiling!! And they came prepared with paper and pencils!
These folks already seemed to know what I am about to tell you- they already knew these 5 simple facts about taxes…