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Preparing for and doing your own taxes can be complicated, but understanding the basics can help you save money, reduce stress, and build confidence in making financial decisions. In this educational workshop, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) will present about effective tax planning and strategies as well as federal and state tax information in an easy-to-understand format. Find out how to correctly report income from your regular job and any side jobs (e.g. Uber, AirBnb, eBay, and Etsy) and avoid common tax-filing mistakes. You will also learn about tax laws that may benefit you and potentially reduce the amount of taxes you owe.  

A sample list of topics covered:

  • Action items taxpayers to prepare for the Tax Day deadline
  • How to correctly report all of your income
  • Updates on the most recent tax laws and credits       
  • Taking the exemption versus itemized deduction
  • Long-term taxpayer planning to minimize tax liability

Audience may include:

  • First-time or novice income tax filers (e.g. recent college graduates)
  • Those changing their filing status (e.g. recently separated or divorced taxpayers)
  • Small business owners
  • Landlords/rental property owners

Note: 

Light breakfast items are also included in the registration fees.

This is one segment of a four-part series (Money Essentials Series). Participants may enroll in this individual session for $50 or register for the entire series for $150. Save $50 and enroll in the: Money Essentials Series  

For more information, contact FinanceProgram@ucsd.edu

Course Number: BUSA-80021
Credit: 0.00 unit(s)