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It escapes me why business questions would be on an exam that purports to certify that a therapist has the knowledge and skills to work on people's body. On their bodies...not inside their accounting software.
Thank you, you just made up my mind for me. I will sit for the NCBTMB exam instead. Harder questions, I'm told, but related to the performance of massage.
Hi Gary! The NCETM I took had some business questions on it, mostly of the variety of the difference between setting up as a sole proprietorship vs. independent contractor vs. employee. That is a tax-related issue and an important one in a profession where so many either go into business for themselves or go the 1099 route--some may not be aware that their IC work is essentially the same as sole proprietorship and find themselves faced with a tax problem at the end of the year (or worse, on audit by the IRS). I'm no tax accountant but I believe you have to file quarterly estimated taxes as an IC same as for a sole proprietorship.