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Understand how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 affect your taxes. Learn what defines a business entity, how to file, and common tax deductions for massage therapists.


When participants finish this course, they will be able to:

  • Describe how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 will affect 2018–2025 tax filings for massage therapists.
  • Define types of business entities and filing methods.
  • Differentiate between employees and independent contractors.
  • Prepare for an audit using your business records.
  • List common deductions for massage therapists.


The information contained in this course is meant to provide practitioners involved in massage therapy services with information about taxation and other concepts. This work does not represent tax or accounting advice. The individual taxpayer is advised to and should rely on their own tax advisor(s). This course is not endorsed by Internal Revenue Service, nor is the author affiliated with the Internal Revenue Service.

Course Expiration

Please note that you must complete each AMTA online learning course and pass the exam one year from the date of purchase. If you do not complete the course and pass the exam within one year, you will be required to re-purchase the course.

Online courses expire one year from the date of purchase. When a course expires, you will no longer have access to the course materials and will be required to re-purchase the course.

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This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission of AMTA unless otherwise indicated in the course. As a reminder, before practicing any new modalities or techniques, check with your state’s massage therapy regulatory authority to ensure they are within the state’s defined scope of practice for massage therapy.


Online courses are non-refundable. AMTA will not cover fees incurred from duplicate payments, insufficient funds, stopped payments or credit/debit cards over credit limits.