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FINANCIAL HEALTH: BUSINESS

(U.S.) TAXES

Four Lessons: From The Basics To The Minutia
LED BY
Founders of Treehouse Taxes
OR

Course Description

1. The Who, What, When, Where, Why, And How Of (U.S.) Taxes

This introductory video by Treehouse Taxes' Marci Blackman and Diana Y Greiner provides a tax overview for artists, designers, freelancers, and those with blended 1099 and W9 income. Don't know the difference between a 1099 and a W2? This video is for you!

2. The Tax Appointment

Treehouse Taxes' Marci Blackman and Diana Y Grenier role play a tax appointment in 60-minutes, highlighting the freedoms and responsibilities of a self-employed individual. After completing thousands of tax returns, Diana is able to play an artist with multiple income streams and explore some of the most common misconceptions about tax preparation. Marci educates Diana (and the viewer) by way of a series of questions and explanations, sensitive to the expenses and inconsistent income streams of creative individuals. Their warmth and sense of humor help make for an easy introduction to responsible tax preparation and the power of accepting self-employed status.

3. Schedule C FAQ: Income + Self-Employment

After watching the 20-minute introductory tax video and the tax appointment role play, you probably have lingering questions about Schedule C income and expenses. In this 30-minute video, Marci Blackman and Diana Y Greiner answer the most common questions about self-employment and the income side of a Schedule C.

4. Schedule C FAQ: Expenses

After watching the 20-minute introductory tax video and the tax appointment role play, you probably have lingering questions about Schedule C income and expenses. In this 30-minute video, Marci Blackman and Diana Y Greiner answer the most common questions about the expense side of a Schedule C.

Course Contents

YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Marci Blackman + Diana Y Greiner
Founders of Treehouse Taxes
Treehouse Taxes, run by Diana Y Greiner and Marci Blackman in Brooklyn, New York, caters specifically to self-employed individuals and small businesses. They built the Treehouse so you will have a safe, fun, and friendly place to get your taxes done.

Marci has been providing a combination of tax preparation, bookkeeping, and accounting services to a wide range of clientele, including individuals, partnerships, and small corporations for the past 20 years. As a longtime freelancer and award-winning novelist, Marci understands what it means to “hustle” for your dreams, particularly as it pertains to taxes. As a partner in Treehouse Taxes LLC, Marci believes transferring knowledge and helping artists and freelancers become savvy taxpayers is a form of social justice.

Diana Y Greiner knows about cobbling together an income, tracking expenses, and pursuing a dream. She has spent over 20 years juggling the life of a performing artist while developing and maintaining her left brain as the managing director of an arts organization, a waitress, an acrobatics instructor, an office manager, a massage therapist, a bookkeeper, and finally a full-fledged tax nerd by earning her EA. Through it all she maintains that connection is the point of everything.