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ABOUT THE JANUARY MEETING’S KEY SPEAKER
10 Things You MUST Know About Taxes and Your Small Business for 2015
Some of what he’ll cover includes:
- Easy-to-Implement record keeping strategies
- Should be be a sole proprietor or or an LLC?
- What you need to know about indexing
- Deductions that’ll help you keep your money
- What REALLY constitutes travel & entertainment
- And much more!
Sonny) Drenen is well known in Western Mass and Connecticut and has been running Drenen Financial Services business since 1977. His planning and advice has shaped many of the profitable businesses in the area as well as his own. With the trust of his clients and the dependability of his employees, the growth of his business has been constant.
As an enrolled agent with the IRS, Sonny has represented taxpayers for over 30 years in the Western Mass-Northern Connecticut area. You may ask, ‘what is an enrolled agent?’ An Enrolled Agent (EA) is a federally-authorized tax practitioner who has technical expertise in the field of taxation and who is empowered by the US Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before all administrative levels of the IRS for audits, collections and appeals. Unlike attorneys and CPAs who may not choose to specialize in taxes, all EA’s specialize in taxation and are the only taxpayer representatives who receive their right to practice from the US government by passing comprehensive examinations covering all aspects of the tax code and are subjected to rigorous background checks conducted by the IRS as well as yearly continuing professional education to maintain their EA status.
In addition to tax preparation, tax planning, accounting, business consultations, QuickBooks instructing, Sonny is also a registered securities representative with Money Concepts Capital Corporation with a series 6, 63, 65 and 7 license. He is also licensed in life and health.
Sonny and his wife, Sharyn married in 1966 and have lived in Southwick since 1973. They have 5 children and 6 grandchildren. He has been on the Board of Directors for the Business Education Alliance, served as past treasurer of the Southwick Association of Merchants, been financial secretary of the Knights of Columbus, treasurer of the Boy Scouts of America Troop 114 and has coached for the Southwick Recreation Center.
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