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Managing Profits & Sales Taxes using Technology, & Impacts of New Tax Reform
Although perfect for established e-commerce professionals, anyone who sells physical products and has a website should attend this event. Even if you're site has yet to launch, you will learn a lot from NJ's supportive e-commerce community. 6:00 PM - 45 Mins- Registration: We encourage you to come early to enjoy Pizza, Snacks, Drinks, and Networking. 6:45 - 15 Mins - Introductions and house keeping items 7:00 45 Mins - Mike will discuss automation and efficiency in the accounting and tax process for ecommerce business. The key topics will include: 1. Automation of interfacing between sales platform and accounting platform 2. The Benefits of Cloud Technology 3. Alternatives to Excel reconciliation for Amazon 4. Accounting system best practices 5. Ecommerce sales tax consideration 6. Impact of Tax Reform Mike will walk through the life cycle of an online sale from beginning to help demystify the process and make sense of the cash flow. There will also be plenty of time for questions. 7:45 - 10 Mins - Current eCommerce Tools & Trends: Atiq Hashmi (https://www.meetup.com/etailer/members/219770373/) to report on what’s hot and what is not in eCommerce. 7:55 - 5 min Wrap - up About the Speakers: Mike Castle: Mike Castle is a New Jersey based CPA and small business advisor. His experience includes Big 4 audit and merger and acquisitions as well as Senior roles in growing corporate organizations including as the SVP of the New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center. Mike is a Shareholder at Bond, Andiola & Company where he partners with small and medium sized businesses to automate their operations and make better informed decisions. In addition, Mike is involved with developing applications that help to better synchronize ecommerce selling and accounting platforms. Mike is an expert in cloud technology bridging operations, accounting and tax processes to take a holistic view of the entire organization. As a member of the Xero Partner Advisory Council he is actively involved in helping to improve the platforms as well. Mike, his wife and two boys live in Hunterdon County NJ. Meetup attendee Specials: 1. A free 30-minute consultation from Mike Castle. 2. Microsoft's Biz Spark Program (http://www.microsoft.com/bizspark) - Free Software and Free Cloud for 3 Years. Shipping Discounts: • Up to 20% Air and International & 10% Ground* Free UPS Smart Pickup ® service for 1 Year: • Send alerts to us when you have a package ready and a driver will stop at your business address—at no cost to you Shipping Tools: • Our free online tools on ups.com (http://ups.com/)® work harder so you can work smarter Expert Advice & Virtual Whiteboard Session: • Schedule a conversation with one of our logistics specialists to discuss business goals, and we‘ll help find ways to streamline your operations • Dedicated 1-800 number and email address for your own team of experts Business Insights: • Get insight into growing your business with custom content—case studies, research, and trends to watch out for *Visit UPS CONNECT’s Terms and Conditions (https://upsconnect.com/)for full details

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