Course Description

Learn how to navigate the self-employment landscape and special considerations for independent contractors and gig workers. Understand how profit, taxable income and business expenses are calculated and reported and options for retirement plans and insurance. Discover the considerations for setting up a formal business and implications for taxes. 


Please Note: this class is for informational purposes only and will not offer specific, individual tax advice.


  • Register early to secure your spot, using the SMU CAPE Student Portal. Please be aware that insufficient enrollment may cause course cancellation.
  • If you need registration assistance or would like to enroll after online registration has closed, please call 214-768-2273 or contact smuthink@smu.edu.
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