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Date(s) - May 7, 2015
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


SDDS Classroom
2035 Hurley Way, Suite 200

Event Details

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Debt & Taxes — Minimizing Tax Liabilities
No CEU • $69 Member Price

As requested by our SDDS members, this Business Forum will give member dentists the opportunity to learn and discuss tax strategies. Whether or not you own a practice now, plan to in the future, or never plan to own a practice, our forum speakers, SDDS Vendor Member CPAs: Ben Anders, CPA; Craig Fechter, CPA; and John Urrutia, CPA; will present, discuss and answer questions that will help minimize your tax liabilities now and for the future.

This course will include, but not be limited to, the following tax topics:

  • Tax credits
  • Special deductions
  • Good and bad debt
  • Business structure benefits
  • Benefits of employing your children

Presented by: Vendor Member CPAs: Ben Anders, CPA; Craig Fechter, CPA; & John Urrutia, CPA

Ben Anders,  CPA entered the field of accounting in 2004 when he began working for a CPA firm.  While working for others in accounting, he found that the customers gravitated towards him when they needed an explanation they could understand.  He realized he had something special to offer to his customers.  In 2009, Ben earned his CPA license and opened his own firm. His goal is to provide fantastic value to his clients through professional service, clear communication and education.  Ben specializes in helping small businesses with between one and ten million in revenue.  He focuses on dentists, real estate investors, and pass-through entities. As President of SDDS Vendor Member Innovative Solutions CPAs & Advisors, LLP, his drive for business and life will take your company to new levels.

Craig Fechter, CPA graduated from Golden Gate University with a Masters degree in Taxation; Craig also holds a Bachelors degree in accounting from California State University – Sacramento. Craig initially received his certification from the California Board of Accountancy in January of 2005. He has been an adjunct faculty of accounting at American River College and is presently teaching a business tax course for UC Davis Extension. He recently assisted UC Davis staff in developing the course material, learning objectives and course outline for this course. Craig has also been published by Comstocks business magazine in September of 2008 and many other local publications.  As President of SDDS Vendor Member Fechter & Company, CPAs, Craig has developed a number of firm specialties: audit/review/compilation services; tax compliance and consulting, and other general accounting & taxation consulting.

John Urrutia, CPA  offers a unique combination of technical expertise. His company (and SDDS Vendor Member) Mann, Urrutia, Nelson CPAs & Associates‘s philosophy of total commitment to their clients assures the highest quality of services and products; as well as offers a full range of audit, accounting and taxation services, business valuation, fraud investigation, strategic planning, tax planning, research and development and business advisory services. A growing firm with five offices serving California, Nevada and Hawaii; Mann, Urrutia, Nelson CPAs & Associates utilizes a hands on approach to assist clients in reaching their goals. John will also be speaking at the 2015 MidWinter Market on February 19 & 20, 2015 at the Sacramento Convention Center. 


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