Overview of Tax Filing for Individual and Small Business

Entrepreneur.com says creating jobs is a good reason to go into business yourself. There is nothing like the satisfaction of knowing you’re responsible for the success of your employees. Your ideas provided them the opportunity to earn the living, provide for their family, and fulfill their own dreams.” May 29, 2016. Owning a business is a lifetime passion for many people. But most don’t know where to start or know how to pursue their dreams. One may ask, how to start a business and build a successful one. What are the key steps should an individual/group should undertake to build a successful business? How can one follow these steps and become a
successful business owner? In the one-hour webinar, Mr. Nega presents the key steps of starting a business and help you bring your passion for owning your business come true.

Learning Objectives:

Webinar topic: Overview of Tax Filing for Individual and Small Business


  1. New issues in individual and small business taxation
  2. Understanding individual and small business taxation
  3. Best strategies to comply with the ever-changing laws
  4. Rules for determining adjustments in arriving at adjusted gross income
  5. Rules for determining itemized deductions and the related limitations
  6. Calculation of income tax and tax credits
  7. Recent revisions to Form 1040
  8. Best practices for staying in compliance

About the Trainer

Nega Teshome, CPA, founder and CEO of the Bridge CPAs, brings over two decades of comprehensive, top-notch business expertise to the field of finance, accounting and tax. A graduate of the George Washington University and a Certified Public Accountant, Nega’s experience spans several industries, including public and corporate accounting, hospitality, media and government. He commenced his professional career at Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, a major bank in the East Africa. After moving to the US in the early 2000s, he worked in different industries at a senior level before starting his firm (The Bridge CPAs, LLC). Throughout his career, he learned the intricacies of managing the complex needs of large companies, but through his work with small and medium-sized businesses, he cultivated an affinity for the people behind them. The seed of vision was planted for a company where he could go beyond the numbers and serve clients more intimately. He built his own firm to help clients understand the language of audit, tax and build legacy in their businesses and support their households. He is also an adjunct assistant professor at University of Maryland Global Campus. He teaches investment, individual and business tax and finance.

Nega Teshome, CPA, PMP

Founder – The Bridge CPAs, LLC

Adjunct Ass. Professor UMGC Faculty of Business and Economics

5622 Columbia Pike Suite 202

Falls Church, VA 22041


Email: nega.teshome@thebridgecpas.com

Phone: (703) 942-9476