Micro Business for Teenagers: Starting a Micro Business
(Note: Can be Part 1 of a 2 part series or stand alone) (This presentation is very popular and fills a room every time!)
Encouragement for teenagers to start and run their own micro business. They will learn a lot while earning some money. A micro business can be started quickly and easily with no debt from home. Presenter Carol Topp, CPA has counseled dozens of teenagers starting a business and will discuss business plans, ideas. Teenagers and their parents are encouraged to attend together!
Micro Business for Teenagers: Money and Taxes (Can be Part 2 of a 2 part series)
Encouragement for teenagers to start and run their own micro business. Presenter Carol Topp, CPA has counseled dozens of teenagers starting a business and will discuss taxes and record keeping. She will explain the basics of a business tax return, business deductions and the “hidden” tax on the Form 1040. Carol puts difficult accounting and tax issues into easy-to-understand English. Teenagers and their parents are encouraged to attend together!
Homeschool Co-ops: How to Start Them, Run Them and Not Burn Out
Homeschool co-ops are becoming very popular! This workshop discusses the benefits and disadvantages of co-ops. You'll get advice on starting a homeschool co-op such as how to find interested people, how to organize, where to meet, and what problems to anticipate. Learn how to manage conflicts and volunteers, create a budget, collect fees, and pay teachers. Presenter and author Carol Topp, CPA will help you start and run a successful homeschool co-op and not burn out!
The IRS and Your Homeschool Group If your homeschool group brings in more than $5,000 a year, you may need to be paying taxes to the IRS or better yet become a tax exempt organization. Presenter, Carol Topp, a homeschooling mother and CPA, has helped several homeschooling organizations obtain tax-exempt status with the IRS and will discuss the pros and cons of 501c3 status, offer tips, helpful resources and checklists.
How You (or Your Child) Can Become a Published Author
It is easier than ever to become a publisher author. If you have something to say, write it down and tell the world. Author, Carol Topp will show you how to do it quickly and inexpensively. As the author of Business Tips and Taxes for Writers, and other titles, Carol will explain the process to become a published author.
Homeschool Leader: Are You Burnt Out?
Encouragement for the homeschool group leader. This workshop is structured as a support group meeting for the support group or co-op leader. Author Carol Topp facilitates discussion among leaders as she encourages them to motivate volunteers and stay focused while avoiding burnout.
Five Ways a Mom Can Work AND Homeschool
Are you thinking about homeschooling and working? Can it be done? Carol Topp will share 5 ways that you can earn money and still homeschool your children. She shares tips and advice from dozen of homeschool moms who are doing both successfully.
Record Keeping, Transcripts, and Plans for Homeschool High School Students
Do you have questions on how or what you need to do to home educate your children through high school? How do you keep track of credit hours? Transcripts: what’s required and what’s not? What are colleges looking for? If high school creeping up and you’re not sure if you can do it or just need some guidance, this workshop is helpful and encouraging.