FREE EVENT: The Business of Guiding: Taxes for Tour Guides - Back by Popular Demand!
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FREE  EVENT: The Business of Guiding: Taxes for Tour Guides - Back by Popular Demand!

Maximize Your Bottom Line at Tax Time!

When: Tuesday, December 17, 2019
11am to 1pm
Where: Tenley-Friendship Branch, DC Public Library
4450 Wisconsin Ave, NW
2nd Floor Meeting Room
Washington, District of Columbia  20016
United States
Contact: Chris Bauer

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As a professional guide, you need to know how to maximize your after-tax bottom line, whether you're an independent contractor or a tour company employee. Join Bill Caldwell, CPA, of Caldwell & Companies, Certified Public Accountants, for an engaging presentation on all matters tax. Last year's Guild participants reported significant benefits from applying the tips they received at this seminar.During the presentation you’ll consider becoming an LLC or an S Corporation - and learn the difference between each. You’ll learn about tax deductions and savings specific to tour guides and how to maximize your own personal bottom line.

Caldwell & Companies, Certified Public Accountants, uniquely serves the tourism industry. The presentation will be facilitated by Lisa S. Curtin, COO of the company. Lisa has more than 20 years of experience as a tour operator. Her knowledge of the industry combined with Bill Caldwell’s tax code expertise make them a winning combination.  Bill and Lisa have been featured at NFTGA, ITMI and the Student Youth Travel Association and are sought-after speakers by tourism associations and organizations. Visit them on the web at

This seminar is FREE to Guild members who register in advance and have paid their Guild dues for 2020. All others pay $10 at the door.

Pre-registered attendees will receive 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU).

Getting there: The Tenley - Friendship Library is located within 100 feet of the Tenleytown-American University Metro Station in northwest Washington. At the same stop are Whole Foods, Target, Container Store, Ace Hardware and numerous restaurants.