Tax Basics for Massage Therapists: Introduction

presented by Margo Bowman

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Free is a very good price. This course, with Margo Bowman, helps the practicing Massage Therapist to identify and take advantage of free resources to make starting a small business, and filing taxes as an independently practicing massage therapist easier, while minimizing risk and maximizing deductions. This course also covers due dates that every small business owner must know, as well as strategies for ensuring that all bases are covered. Whether you are just starting out or you are a seasoned business owner, use the resources in this course to make sure you are taking full advantage of the resources available to you. This is the first in a three part series introducing tax considerations for Massage Therapists, and is followed by sections on Income, and Expenses.

Meet Your Instructor

  • Margo Bowman, LTC, EA, LMT

    Margo Bowman, LTC, EA, LMT

    Margo Bowman has been a practicing accountant for over fifty-four years, specializing in small business taxation and record keeping. She is a licensed Tax Consultant (LTC) in Oregon & Enrolled Agent (EA) in IRS designation. Margo also is a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) in Oregon giving her a unique insight into the needs of the massage therapy industry.

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Chapters & Learning Objectives

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  1. What Resources are out There?

    1. What Resources are out There?

    The first chapter of this course introduces the participant to relevant resources that can be accessed free of charge to determine what is needed to start and maintain a successful business.

  2. Steps You Need to Take

    2. Steps You Need to Take

    This chapter details the steps needed to set up and maintain an independent massage therapy business.

  3. Things All Small Businesses Need to Do

    3. Things All Small Businesses Need to Do

    This chapter delves into the nuts and bolts of starting a business and provides a concise list of actions that business owners must take to be compliant and attain success.

  4. Question and Answer

    4. Question and Answer

    The final chapter of this course applies the information from the rest of the course. Margo Bowman answers commonly asked questions that she has fielded over the years, and sits down with a practicing massage therapist to discuss concepts from the course.