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Jason Malinak has a passion for finances and teaching others. He is a “creative accountant” who can perform left-brain number-crunching analytics while also feeling like a right-brain handmade artist. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) who also loves Etsy! His wife, Katie, started selling on Etsy in 2007, and he started helping with her bookkeeping, taxes, and the legal side of her business. He built a bookkeeping system for her and figured, “If my wife can use this, I’m sure other Etsy sellers could, too!” Jason’s Etsy shop, JJMFinance was born – selling bookkeeping, tax, legal, and financial tools, tips, and advice.

For years, he has provided answers to Etsy sellers’ business-related questions through the Etsy forums, e-mails, conversations (convos), and blog articles. Jason believes that every Etsy seller can run a…

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  • Joined May 3, 2012

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Jason Malinak has a passion for finances and teaching others. He is a “creative accountant” who can perform left-brain number-crunching analytics while also feeling like a right-brain handmade artist. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) who also loves Etsy! His wife, Katie, started selling on Etsy in 2007, and he started helping with her bookkeeping, taxes, and the legal side of her business. He built a bookkeeping system for her and figured, “If my wife can use this, I’m sure other Etsy sellers could, too!” Jason’s Etsy shop, JJMFinance was born – selling bookkeeping, tax, legal, and financial tools, tips, and advice.

For years, he has provided answers to Etsy sellers’ business-related questions through the Etsy forums, e-mails, conversations (convos), and blog articles. Jason believes that every Etsy seller can run a successful business on Etsy with the right knowledge, tools, and perseverance. His desire is to see your Etsy shop thrive!

He has a Master of Accountancy degree from Baylor University. When he’s not on Etsy, he has performed the activities of international accounting for a publicly traded company and financial reporting and the treasury function for a nonprofit organization. He loves spreadsheets, good analytics, and entrepreneurship. His Etsy shops (JJMFinance and Epreneurship) and Etsy-preneurship.com are some of the ways he spends his free time. He lives in Colorado Springs with his wife, son, and daughter. He enjoys a good hike and hanging out with his family.

Personal Note from the Author:

There are currently over 800,000 active Etsy sellers and you are probably one of them or about to join their ranks. I thank you for trusting myself and Etsy-preneurship to help your Etsy shop thrive! Etsy-preneurship is a movement that spreads by your grassroots efforts – Etsy community, I need your help! Let’s stay connected through the Etsy-preneurship email list, connect with me on social media, and spread the word about Etsy-preneurship in whatever ways you possibly can. I am grateful for your trust as I help you grow your business and will strive to serve you well.

Please visit www.Etsy-preneurship.com

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