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Doula Business Advisor’s Tips on Quarterly Tax Payments

Part 4. Options to Making Quarterly Tax Payments for Doula Business Owners If you are making money in the doula business, then you may find that you owe money to the feds or state on your income tax return this year. If the amount owed on your Form 1040 is more than $1,000 for 2014, […]

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Tax Tips for Doulas: Keeping the Books

Part 3. Five Bookkeeping Tips that Make Life Easier If you own a doula business and are organizationally challenged, then right about now you are probably pulling your hair out as you attempt to gather varied receipts and income records in order to complete your tax return. Or, perhaps you are in a deep state […]

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Tax Tips for Doulas: Top 3 red flags for getting audited

Part 2. Top 3 Red Flags for Getting Audited by the IRS It’s tax time again and for self-employed doula business owners, this can be stressful. Unless your overall family income is greater than $200,000, doulas are unlikely to be at high risk of triggering an IRS audit. Nevertheless, there are specific red flags that […]

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Introduction to Homeopathy for Family Health Care

homeopathy beginner's classWith Patty Brennan
Saturday, May 9th, Half-Day Workshop

Gain a better understanding of the basic principles of homeopathy, case taking and remedy selection. Emphasis will be placed on using remedies for common first aid crises and acute ailments. Both parents can come for the price of one. Pre-registration required.

ChildbirthExpecting a baby?

Our Online Childbirth Classes are unique, multi-media programs with a personal touch. You no longer have to live near Ann Arbor to benefit from our dynamic, award-winning classes. The creator, Patty Brennan, has distilled into 16 separate online classes her 30+ years’ of experience as a childbirth educator, doula, midwife and mom. Featuring a holistic, consumer-oriented approach that encourages personal responsibility for your family’s health.

online media logoThe Doula Business Guide–Webinar Series (NEW!)

Creating a Successful MotherBaby Business
With Patty Brennan
Dynamic, up-to-date advice from America’s foremost doula business educator

This six-part webinar series will provide you with the information and encouragement needed to give birth to a thriving doula business. Give us a test drive with this FREE Sample ClassRiding the Self-Employment RollercoasterAn exploration of the pros and cons of self-employment.

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