Event on Tax Strategies in Washington DC Area
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Income Tax Strategies for Freelance Translators and Interpreters
October 14, 2006 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
at Regent University, Alexandria, Virginia

The National Capital Area Chapter of the American Translators Association invites you to participate in our Business Development program on October 14, 2006 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Regent University, 1650 Diagonal Road, 5th Floor, in Alexandria, Virginia.

No matter how long you have been in business, it is crucial to make sure that you take full advantage of the benefits, and avoid the pitfalls, of income tax rules. This seminar offers a great opportunity to learn more, or to review your knowledge, of the intricacies of income tax rules with an expert certified public accountant who specializes in advising one-person businesses. Christopher Inglese will discuss the most important deductions and expenses for freelance language professionals as well as tax issues that apply to all professionals.


9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Registration, Coffee and Pastries

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Presentation and Lunch

2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Networking Session

This four-hour presentation will include an overview of the different tax entities under which one can conduct business and a detailed explanation of how to account for many various expenses and deductions (for example, business travel and conference fees, auto expenses, medical expenses, computers and software, use of a home office, interest on business loans, retirement contributions, professional fees, tuition, self-employment tax and health insurance). It will provide information on how to minimize estimated tax payments while avoiding penalties. It will also cover issues of interest to growing businesses that are employing translators and outsourcing translation work to subcontractors. This seminar is based on the popular two-day six-hour course, "Tax Strategies for the One-Person Business," taught for business development programs in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Christopher Inglese is a Certified Public Accountant and president of Christopher J. Inglese, P.C. Previously, he held positions as Senior Tax Consultant and Senior Auditor at Touche Ross & Company (currently Deloitte & Touche) in Washington, D.C. He has over 25 years of experience in the tax accounting field, specializing in income tax planning for small business corporations and self-employed individuals. Mr. Inglese has a Masters degree from the American University (M.S. Taxation, 1984) and a Bachelors degree from the University of Virginia (B.S. Commerce, 1979). He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Each participant will receive Christopher Inglese’s guide, “Tax Strategies for the One-Person Business.”

An order form for software will also be made available during the seminar. This spreadsheet software (cost: $29.40) helps compare an LLC with an S Corporation, contrasts retirement plan options, helps you determine your optimal reasonable salary, and much more.

ATA-certified translators who attend will earn four continuing education points.

Regent University is conveniently located near the King Steet Metro station. Street parking is available.

Save by registering before September 27 to reserve your place and your copy of the guide.

Save by Registering before September 27

National Capital Area Chapter of the American Translators Association
Business Development Seminar
Regent University • Alexandria, VA • October 14, 2006

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Total Payment: NCATA Membership ¨ $25.00

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Please make check or money order payable to NCATA, through US bank in US funds and send with completed form. Students will be requested to show student ID or proof of enrollment at the registration desk.

Individuals who join NCATA for $25.00 per year when registering for this seminar qualify for the NCATA member rate for this seminar. Please visit http://www.ncata.org for a membership application or fill out the application below.

Cancellations received in writing by October 10, 2006 are eligible for a refund.

Special Accommodations: If you require special accommodations or assistance please let us know when you send your registration form.

2006 Membership Application
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(NCATA). Return this form with your payment by mail. In 2006, you have the opportunity to be listed in our
Directory of Translators and Interpreters, which is available on the Internet at www.ncata.org. After your membership has been accepted, you will be assigned a membership number that you can use to enter your own listing into on-line
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