INDIA EARL x PEYTON BYFORD
The Creative’s Guide To Finances
$175
For so many people, the worst part of being self-employed and a small business owner is the financial / accounting / taxes aspects. It can be the most stressful and anxiety-filled part of what we do, especially when tax season hits. I hardly bat an eye when it’s time to pay taxes because I’ve saved and prepared for them all year and implemented all the ways to save money on taxes.

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 the guide by helping you plan out your income and where you should be investing and saving your money! This way, at the end of the day, you actually know how profitable your business is and how much you can spend on doing the fun 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!

After reading the guide, you actually know how profitable your business is and how much you can spend on doing the fun things you want to do in life

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

— 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

TOPICS COVERED

– 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

WHO IT’S FOR

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.
WHY DID YOU CREATE THIS GUIDE?
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!
WHAT IF I ALREADY HAVE A CPA?
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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MEET PEYTON, THE CREATOR OF THIS INFORMATION-PACKED GUIDE AND GURU ON ALL THINGS FINANCES WHEN IT COMES TO SMALL BUSINESS!

I’m Peyton! I am a photographer of love + 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 the small business creative’s. There is so much information out there in the world and it’s hard to decipher through what actually applies to our little 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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