You have to make every penny count but, especially in the
very physical ﬁeld of personal training, don’t want to skimp on insurance. Quicken.com’s Karen Cheney says that, although rising insurance premiums are practically unavoidable, you can avoid paying more than is absolutely necessary.
A:Yes. We offer a medical and dental insurance plan for all of our employees, including personal trainers, at all seven of our locations. To qualify for the coverage, employees must work full-time (30 hours per week) and have been employed with the company for at least 6 months.
We work hard as personal trainers. Many of us invest a great deal of not only our time but also our hard-earned money in our chosen profession; expenses such as certifications, uniforms, CPR training, continuing education credits, business cards and fitness equipment really add up. The good news is that a significant portion
of the costs of doing business can be itemized as deductions. The bad news is that, because personal training is still a young profession, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) doesn’t always readily understand our deductions.
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Personal training is a popular activity because it helps clients achieve their goals. Although a new membership package may include several personal training sessions, over time the client pays extra for personal training. Often, businesses split the fee with the trainer.