Equine Business and Entrepreneurship

February 22, 2020 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Contact: Carla McLachlan

Who will benefit from taking this seminar:

  • Individuals trying to decide if they can treat their horses as a business
  • Individuals, already treating their horses as a business, that have business and tax

Topics Include:

  • Benefits, costs and tax implications of sole proprietorships, LLCs and corporations
  • Accounting for income and expenses
  • 1099 requirements and penalties for not issuing them
  • Employee or independent contractor and costs of making the wrong choice
  • How the IRS determines if you are a business or a hobby
  • The need for business plans and projections and how to prepare them
  • What happens during an IRS audit

Program Instructor:

Jacob R. Strecker, MBA, CPA

With over thirty-five years of experience, Jacob Strecker directs the Equine Services of Grant,
Millman & Johnson, P.C. Jacob is known for his knowledge of the business aspects of horse
ownership in addition to his experience with income tax, accounting and management
issues facing horse businesses.


Lunch provided.

$75.00 registration by February 14
$100.00 registration on site

To register: https://commerce.cashnet.com/msu_3645 

MSU Horse Teaching and Research Center
Department of Animal Science, Michigan State University

Event Location

3327 Collins Rd. Lansing, MI 48910

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