Published on: Jan. 20, 2017
Savannah SCORE Offers Workshop on Avoiding Legal and Tax Pitfalls

Savannah SCORE is offering a workshop for small businesses called “Taking Care of Business: Avoiding Legal and Tax Pitfalls.”

WHEN: 11:30 to 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 25

WHERE: SCORE Conference Room, 111 E. Liberty Street

WHY ATTEND: The seminar is FREE. Dealing smartly with the subject matter will allow you to get a better night’s sleep. Bring your lunch and get ready for a great seminar and a valuable Q&A session. Register now by calling the SCORE office at 912.652.4335.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM: Your typical business day, regardless of whether you are in pre-startup, just open or already operating, is full of many ups and downs. Normal. Some are big, some are small, but one that is almost always big and often deep is The Law and it’s cousin, Taxes. Avoiding pitfalls in these two areas gives you more  time to work ON your business rather than repairing damage IN your business. Our expert is a certified SCORE mentor and an attorney. Among the key items he will discuss are:

  • Choosing the right business structure (entity).
  • The tax consequences of selecting one type of structure over another.
  • Buying vs. Leasing—both equipment and facilities.
  • Should you hire employees or independent contractors?
  • How can you be sure your hired contractor IS a contractor?
  • The S-Corp. structure is not really going to save paying employment taxes


ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Mark Golub has spent the last 30 years helping business owners design and build their businesses with emphasis on the best tax and legal efficiency—in full compliance with the law. He has advised clients ranging from entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies on acquiring and disposing of business ventures. Mark has been a resident of Savannah since 2015, and is a member of the Illinois bar.

ABOUT SCORE: SCORE is a national non-profit organization which, in cooperation with SBA, counsels small business owners on the basics of setting up and running a small business, all on a no-fee arrangement. Call the Savannah SCORE office at 912.652.4335 to schedule an appointment with a certified mentor regarding your specific business issue.

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