Joseph Viola

Joseph Viola

Photo Booth Accountant


Joseph D. Viola holds an MBA, CPA and is a New York State Certified Public Accountant. Not only has he handled accounting for large corporate clients with multi-billion dollar portfolios, he is also well versed in the photo booth & event space. On top of that, Joe too is a serial entrepreneur. In addition to his accounting practice where he handles the accounting & book keeping for hundreds of clients, he also owns and runs other successful businesses.

The combination of these factors give him a very unique perspective and make him the perfect advisor to photo boothers attending PBNY. He deeply understands the law and accounting, he understands the photo booth world, and he also understands the perspective of being an owner.

We’ve all heard people with horror stories related to accounting mistakes getting them in trouble with Uncle Sam. Make sure to attend Joe’s session to learn what pitfalls to avoid to stay in the good graces of the IRS. No topic is off the table. Common questions such as the below will all be covered (and much more)!

  • What expenses are deductible?
  • What is the difference between a 1099 contractor and a W2 employee?
  • Do I need Workers Compensation insurance?
  • How do I know when to collect sales tax and at what rate?
  • How do I choose the correct legal structure for my business?

Joseph was featured in Super Boothers: The Photo Booth Business podcast. In the episode below (one of the most downloaded ones of all time!), he discusses all things accounting like sales tax, payroll, federal tax, deductions, etc.