Darla Sharp – August 27 Program

Taxes Don’t Have To Be Taxing!

Are you interested in making money from your photography or are you already making money? Does the thought of receiving an audit notice from the IRS make you nervous or cause panic? Then this program is for you.  Darla will share with you what questions you should be asking your tax professional and how you can stay prepared. She will also share a brief overview of the differences in tax implications of a sole proprietorship, LLC and S Corporation. If you want to learn some strategies to avoid paying IRS penalties & interest, then don’t miss Darla’s program!

Darla Sharp is the owner of The Sharp Studio, LLC in New Smyrna Beach, FL. She began her photography career right out of high school working for a professional studio in Western Kentucky and continued to expand her experience in the industry over the last 30 years working for various color labs and dark rooms. In 2004, while endeavoring to outsource the accounting for her and her husband’s businesses, she stepped into the world of tax preparation.

For over 10 years she served clients as a tax advisor while growing her expertise in Small Business tax preparation and meeting IRS requirements to write tax returns. Today she continues to serve both industries working in operations for H&R Block and also running her studio as a Certified Professional Photographer, member and FED degree holder with FPP, and FPP Delegate and Program Director of her local guild (Professional Photographers of Greater Daytona Beach)

FREE for first time visitors!

$25 Returning Guest Fee

Bylaws Update

As required by our organization’s bylaws, we are posting proposed changes to our bylaws for review by our Members. To view the proposed changes, please click here. (This requires Adobe Acrobat Reader which is a free download.)

Changes made include updates to membership categories, updates to Board member duties and responsibilities, clarification of guest fees, and general grammatical changes.

February 26th Monthly Meeting – Steve Metz How small ideas lead to BIG business!

The idea behind this fast paced and enjoyable program is simple; if you can acquire and retain a few useful “nuggets” of information from any program you attend, your time has been well spent.  This program features 60 unique “nuggets” of information ranging from uncommon marketing theories to viable business concepts to the notions of negotiation; small ideas which lead to big business.    This program is designed to appeal and contribute to your business life, your professional attitude, your emotional presence and your personal outlook on the challenges and rewards each business day has to offer.

As a successful business owner and business consultant, Steve Metz presents an interesting take on the challenges faced by today’s entrepreneur.  Steve’s entertainment business, located in Huntsville, AL, has received national recognition and accolades and has provided him the opportunity to perform in over twenty states nationally in addition tointernational performances in Great Britain and Mexico.  Steve’s contributions a as a event director and marketing consultant with businesses such as Eastman Kodak, Burrell Imaging and Jasco Tools have provided a foundation of solid business philosophies and useful commercial knowledge.  Additionally, Steve is a recent recipient of PPA’s National Award for contributions and service to the professional photographic industry.

Steve Metz
National: Events & Conventions Manager
Florida: Marketing Sales Consultant
1311 Merrillville Road
Crown Point, IN  46307
“Making Amazing Possible”