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Legally Speaking - Your Business & the Law 
General Event Information
Event Category:
Members: $15.00 Non-Members: $25.00 * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information  
Dates and Times:
May 8, 9:00AM-11:00AM

The Top Federal and State Tax Issues Every Small Business Owner Should Know
Presented by Kathryn Michaelis & Tony Sayess of Rath, Young & Pignatelli, PC and Merrill Barter & Kristin Costa of Baker Newman & Noyes, LLC
Small business owners need to know the top federal and state tax issues in 2014 that can impact their business so that they can
effectively communicate with their CPAs and avoid unnecessary costs. Our panel of four tax professionals will address common federal
tax and state tax issues facing small business owners in New Hampshire, including:
May 8, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Center for Women’s Business Advancement
Center for Women’s
Business Advancement
State Tax Issues
1. Knowing what activities in a state require a business to file a state tax return
2. Understanding which tax return should be filed (income tax, sales tax, other tax returns)
3. Knowing how to report the correct amount of income/sales to each state
4. Staying abreast of important Massachusetts / border tax issues
5. Avoiding common filing errors in New Hampshire
6. Understanding how software and cloud computing transactions are taxed
7. Putting in place best business practices to manage state taxes
Federal Tax Issues
1. Federal income tax implications from choice of entity (sole proprietorship, LLC,
S corporation, C corporation)
2. Proper record keeping for taxes (receipts / travel records / asset records / tax returns)
3. Business formalities in record keeping (legal docume tation and business
practices to have in place for tax purposes)
4. Understanding what is deductible (home office / meals and entertainment /
travel / auto / depreciation / etc.)
5. Employee v. independent contractor status
6. Reasonable compensation issues for owners
7. Taking steps to prevent fraud
Members: $15.00 Non-Members: $25.00
Location: Southern New Hampshire University, 2500 North River Road, Manchester NH
Venue Information
2500 North River Road
Webster Hall - Room 106  
Zip Code:
United States 
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Presenting Organization
Rath Young Pignatelli