The Art of Numbers for Small Businesses

Bookkeeping + Taxes Made Simple

In this workshop you will gain the tangible skills and information to decipher the ins & outs of business finances. Led by Jenna Goldin, a licensed tax preparer in Oregon since 2010 that is on a mission to empower self-employed folk by demystifying the often intimidating field of finances and taxes.

You will walk away with the following:

  • Basic bookkeeping techniques and examples
  • An understanding of self-employment tax, what it is and how to calculate it
  • The knowledge of which expenses are tax deductible for self-employed entrepreneurs
  • General tips on how to run a small business and effectively track your finances

The information in this workshop can be used to inform the financials section of your business plan. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers, so please come prepared with any questions that you have regarding your specific experiences or needs.




Jenna Goldin, LTP, has been a Licensed Tax Preparer in Oregon since 2010. She is a partner at Math LLC. Her background is in women’s studies and psychology. She started doing taxes to provide low cost, high quality services to self employed people. She aims to create a supportive and empowering experience for her clients.






*In partnership with Prosper Portland, we are thrilled to be able to offer people of color scholarships to any training activity. Eligible clients need to have a home or business address within the city of Portland. Our goal is to make business education accessible to everyone in our community. Please follow the steps outlined on the following page to be considered for this opportunity: Prosper Portland Scholarship.

PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER FOR A TRAINING ACTIVITY IF YOU PLAN ON APPLYING FOR A SCHOLARSHIP – wait until your scholarship application has been approved or denied and then proceed with registration. You will be contacted via phone or email by Prosper Portland after we receive your application. Questions? Call Effie Stansbery at 503-896-5075

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Mercy Corps Northwest | 43 Southwest Naito Parkway, Portland, OR, USA
43 Southwest Naito Parkway, Portland, OR, USA

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