Tax Mistakes All ASL Interpreters Need to Avoid

  • 15 Aug 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


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Tax Mistakes All ASL Interpreters Need to Avoid

August 15, 2020 1p-4p Eastern

 Rosemary Bocian

Presented through ZOOM

0.3 CEUs

Being a freelance interpreter requires more than just interpreting. Focus is so heavily placed on language and skill that the business side of the profession often falls through the cracks. Through engaging content and interactive activities, participants will learn how to avoid the most common tax mistakes that interpreters make. By becoming tax savvy freelancers, interpreters can transform their business practices and improve their current and future careers.

This workshop is presented in ASL

Level of Participant’s Prior Knowledge of Topic: Little/None to Experienced Interpreters

Target Audience: Working and student interpreters and stakeholders

Presenter Bio

Rosemary Johnson, MA, NIC, has been a certified ASL freelance interpreter for 7 years. Rosemary received both her Bachelor’s in ASL Interpretation and Master’s in Deaf Studies: Culture from Gallaudet University. She also served four years on the executive board for PCRID (Potomac Chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf). In 2017 she co-authored the book “The Interpreter’s Quick Guide to Self-Employment” which is currently being used by Interpreter Training Programs nationwide and sold on Amazon as well as at select Barnes & Nobles locations. As an interpreter, tax preparer, author and seasoned speaker, Rosemary presents the complex world of taxes in plain language so that freelance interpreters can thrive in the profession.



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