Tax Tips for Artists

Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Location: Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC), 244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

CostEarly Bird Special (Register by Wednesday, January 28): $40

         Registration After January 28: $50 
Link to Registerhttp://www.cciarts.org/cgi/page.cgi/calendar.html?evt=471

Workshop Description:We know how overwhelming and confusing tax time can be- especially as a self-employed artist! That is why our Tax Tips for Artists workshop is specifically geared towards artists, writers, and performers like you. This workshop will provide you with important information and tools to help you better understand your taxes. Some, but not all, of the topics that will be covered include:*Understanding Self-Employment Tax and how it’s calculated*Differences in taxes and expenses for Employees vs. the Self-employed*Business vs. Hobby: Important facts*Tips for keeping records to protect yourself in case of an audit*Estimated taxes*How to take advantage of deductions, including entertainment, research, automobile, and other expenses unique to artists.*During the class, you will receive a take-home packet of handouts that cover a wealth of information and resources to help you organize and understand your taxes.**PLEASE NOTE: This class does not cover tax issues for nonprofit organizations.**For additional information about this and other workshops please visit http://www.cciarts.org/cgi/page.cgi/event_calendar.htmlFor questions about workshops email Program Manager Debra Broz at [email protected]