Get Financially Stable

Self-Employed Coaching

    

Our Program

The Self-Employed Coaching Program provides free one-on-one support to small business owners at every stage. Our experienced volunteers all have backgrounds in business and can help self-employed  persons with a variety of issues ranging from business feasibility and planning to competition research to bookkeeping, record-keeping and self-employed tax counseling. 

Program Contact

financialcoach@foundcom.org
(512) 610-4026

Eligibility

The program is available to self-employed individuals, small business owners, or aspiring entrepreneurs with an annual income below $50,000 (net income).
We can provide assistance to small business owners who:

    Only have one business
    Do not have a net loss from business
    Have less than $5000 in business expenses
    Have no inventory
    Have no employees
    Have no depreciation
    Have no home office

Schedule an Appointment

2600 W. Stassney Lane
(at the corner of Westgate and Stassney)
Cap Metro Routes 311 and 238
Click here for a map!

HOURS (pending coach availability)

Monday - Thursday 10am-7pm
Friday - Saturday 9am-1pm
Closed Sundays

What should I bring to my appointment?
Please bring any plans or paperwork that you would like to work on. If you are able, please take the time to print and fill out the intake form.

 

Self-Employed and Small Business Tax Help

If you need help filing business taxes, please visit our Income Tax Preparation page here.

Feel free to use the Income and Expense Tracking Sheet (Español) as a guide, or print it out and use it yourself!

Helpful Documents for Small Businesses

  • Rules of Good Record Keeping (English) (Español)
  • Guide to Getting Ready for Tax Time (English)
  • Tax Issues for Small Business (English)
  • Contract for Residential Services or Landscaping (English)
  • Receipt for items or services sold (English)
  • FAQ

    What can a Self-Employed/Small Business Coach help with?

    Preparing for writing a business plan
    Identifying resources and organizations that can give specialized support
    Advice on recordkeeping for taxes

    What can a Self-Employed/Small Business Coach NOT help with?

    Legal matters
    Providing funding (however, our coaches can give you resources that will help you find funding)

    Additional Resources

  • The Small Business Development Program provides a list of community resources for small businesses and self-employed persons.
  • For more information on our tax services, call 2-1-1.
  • BIGAUSTIN provides free classes year-round on a variety of topics designed to help self-employed and small business owners.
  • Visit the Self-Employed Individual's Tax Center for more information from the IRS on being self-employed.
  • Take this Virtual Workshop on Small Business Taxes.
  • The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts offers free sales tax seminars for business owners.
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