ICON Session Speaker

Jeff Johnston

Owner, Beyond Tax

Mr. Johnston earned his J.D. from John F. Kennedy University, passed the California bar exam, and earned an LL.M. (advanced law degree) in Taxation from Golden Gate University advanced graduate law programs. Mr. Johnston is admitted to practice before the IRS in audits, appeals, and collections, and is a commercial real estate broker licensed by the California Bureau of Real Estate, license #01300481.  Mr. Johnston’s core business focus includes advising small business owners on the tax benefits of incorporating; advising Registered Domestic Partners and same-sex married couples on new tax law; and advising distressed property owners on the tax consequences of foreclosures, short sales, and loan modifications. He currently represents taxpayers before the California Board of Equalization appealing from decisions by the Franchise Tax Board on income tax issues and decisions by the Board of Equalization on state sales tax issues.

Wednesday, April 26th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Save $10,000 per Year on Your Taxes
124 A, B

Do you suspect your business is paying more than its fair share of taxes? Would you like to keep more to grow your business? Fact is, the self-employed, contractors, and commissioned sales people have the greatest opportunity to reduce their taxes. Attend this breakout and in one hour you will learn the top issues you need to know to keep more in your pocket while keeping the IRS at bay. We will show you how. Come with your specific questions and we will answer those as well.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the best entity type for your business
  • Avoid IRS audits and what to do if you get one
  • Make your existing expenses more tax deductible so you keep more in your pocket