The Creative’s Guide To Finances
For so many people, the worst part of being self-employed and a small business owner is the financial / accounting / taxes aspect. It can be the most stressful and anxiety-filled part of what we do, especially when tax season hits. Begin to function with ease, save thousands, and hardly bat an eye when it's time to pay taxes by implementing the tips and information covered in this guide.

About This Product

After reading through this guide, you will have a better understanding of your finances and where your money is going / what you can afford! So many people mention how they feel like all their money is going to expenses and they can’t tell what’s left. We want to change that with this guide by helping you plan out your income and understanding where you should be investing and saving your money! After reading the guide, you’ll know how profitable your business really is and how much you can spend on doing the things you want to do in life.

Every single bit of information in this guide is entirely approved by my amazing CPA, and now friend, Michael! Throughout the guide, you will see viewpoints from his as well going into more detail on certain topics!


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— A 25 page in-depth PDF guide available for download. You can always refer back to it at any time and work through it at your own pace.

— 4 checklists to help you to easily implement what you learn covering :

— Business Management

— Personal Finances

— Expenses

— Saving Money


– Saving for Taxes

– ALL the tips for saving money on taxes!

– Saving for retirement as a self-employed business owner

– Sales Tax (and how it applies to you)

– Invoicing + Expenses

– Credit Cards

– Sub-contractors (second shooters, assistants)

– Company Legal Structure – Charging for travel

– Quickbooks & write-offs


Any and ALL small business creatives (photographers, videographers, planners, graphic designers. florists, etc.)!

Regardless of your level of knowledge with taxes, the guide is helpful for anyone. The guide starts with basics and continues on too much more advanced + includes little tips for saving thousands that even some of the most financially educated business owners aren’t implementing.

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Frequently Asked Questions
WHY $175?
This guide should MORE than pay for itself with the tips and advice included for saving money as well as earning more money on interest every year! Invest a little now to save a lot more later! I saved over $12,000 last year when implementing these changes for my business.
I created it because I realized there was a lack of clarity in taxes/finance topics! It was hard to understand what information applied to us as small business owners and what didn’t! The unknown was making the already least fun part of running a business even less fun. Having all of the information you could ever possibly need in one place helps with peace of mind, stress, and allows you to feel confident that you are doing everything correctly and the way you should be!
If someone already has an accountant / CPA / financial advisor, then it’s important to know that a lot of them are just concerned about organizing your expenses and filing your taxes; however, an amazing accountant that truly cares about your business and suggesting ways to help save you money is another thing. Included are tips that most accountants don’t know of or don’t suggest in order to help save you hundreds to thousands. As well as many tips for other things that accountants aren’t necessarily involved in such as how to save for taxes / retirement.

About Peyton Byford

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I’m Peyton! I am a photographer of love and all things lovely. I’m based in Oklahoma City with my husband (who is a videographer!) and two wiener dogs.

I created this guide to help make things easier for creative business owners. There is so much information out there in the world and it’s so hard to decipher what actually applies to small businesses. I like all my information in one place, so I knew that applying years’ worth of boring research and discovery into one place would hopefully make so many people’s lives way easier during one of the most stressful times of year – tax season!

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