January 29, 2020
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Business Structure & Taxes 101 seminar

Event organizer: Union River Center for Innovation
Event Date & Time: January 9, 2020 5:30 pm until January 9, 2020 7:00 pm

ELLSWORTH — In this seminar presented by Ken Bustard, the accounting coach, and hosted by Union River Center for Innovation, you’ll learn the answers to many questions relevant to business structure and taxes for small businesses, including:

– What are the basic IRS options for small businesses?

– How should you structure your business for 2020?

– What are tax implications for different business structures?

– What impact did the 2018 Tax Cut Job Act have?

– What are some tax savings measures a small business can take advantage of?

This seminar will be held in the Ellsworth City Hall Auditorium from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9.

Bustard, MBA, earned his Accounting degree from Husson College and his MBA from Husson University. He is currently an adjunct instructor at Husson. Bustard has over 30 years experience in the non profit sector.

He began his full time consulting practice, d/b/a “The Accounting Coach” in 2006. He has since worked primarily as an outsourced CFO as well as maintaining his tax practice.

Bustard is a registered tax return preparer and has corporate, small business and individual tax clients.

Besides “crunching the numbers” he has developed training modules for board development, accounting systems, internal control, strategic planning, Fiscal Stewardship, IRS Compliance, etc. He is a regular presenter for Maine Association of Non Profits (MANP) and is occasionally contracted to provide trainings to industry specific groups.

He is an active volunteer for Junior Achievement of Maine and SCORE. Bustard is an active Mason, with Ralph J Pollard Lodge in Orrington. His two main hobbies are trout fishing and road trips with his Honda Gold Wing.