In the mad rush that today’s PR profession has become, are you overlooking important tax deductions that could sweeten your refund? Or are you claiming deductions that could earn you a nasty letter and fine from the IRS? As we gear up for tax season, it’s important to know what is deductible and what is not. Whether you are wondering if you can deduct professional expenses like PRSA dues that your employer doesn’t cover, or you’re an independent contractor or small agency owners, your individual professional tax circumstances are unique. Don’t wait for April to figure out what you– join us for a conversation with Anthony Colletti, a CPA and professional tax accountant, and learn what you need to know to prepare for tax season.
About Anthony Colletti, CPA
Anthony Colletti is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, USA. Anthony has seventeen years of experience in public accounting and has managed his own tax practice since 2001. He is a CPA that has dedicated his life to helping clients understand the complicated tax law and is of the belief that all taxpayers should have an understanding of how the taxing system works.
Among his many professional affiliations, he maintains memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Lions International, the United States Junior Chamber and Junior Chamber International.
Over the past twelve years as an active member in the Junior Chamber (also known as the Jaycees or JCI), Anthony has held numerous volunteer positions such as Local Chapter President, District Director, State Financial Advisor, and National Treasurer with the United States Junior Chamber. He has spent most of his time in the organization developing other members’ skills in financial management and other training topics. He has trained well over 150 hours on behalf of the organization. Anthony has been recognized on the national level four times for his outstanding work for the Jaycee movement. In 2014 Anthony will be serving the Illinois Jaycees as State President.
In August 2009, Anthony was named one of the Ten Under Forty in McHenry County, Illinois for his involvement in the Jaycees and other charitable organizations within his community, including serving as Treasurer for the Wiseman Philanthropy Fund which focuses on assisting in the positive transformation of the lives of children in the United States and abroad through the use of time, talents, and treasures of the board. In 2010, he was nominated for Crain’s Chicago Business’s 40 Under 40 award.
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