Past Event

Artist Tax Workshop

Thursday, February 11, 2016 – 6:30PM to 8:30PM
Gallery 400
400 S. Peoria St.

Pieter Brueghel The Younger, 'Paying The Tax (The Tax Collector)' Oil On Panel, 1620 1640. Usc Fisher Museum Of Art

Hosted by Propeller Fund, this workshop led by Janet Ecklebarger will instruct recent grant recipients and applicants on how to properly claim grants on their taxes and how to account for artwork sales, honoraria, and more.

Topics covered:

  • • Taxability of grants and other artist incomes
    • Deductions and how to treat them including record keeping
    • DBA's and banking
    • 1099's receiving and instituting
    • Role of Fiscal Agents
    • Sole Proprietorship vs. S Corp and LLC

In addition to sharing her insights on tax-filing best practices for artists, Janet will also be able to address questions pertinent to individualized circumstances.

Janet Ecklebarger earned her Master's degree from Cranbrook, in 1992. She has been working as a tax associate since 2005 and specializes in deductions for artists, musicians, and other creative types while also offering tax and accounting techniques for the right brained. She is a practicing artist who just moved to a 30-acre property in North Carolina and cannot wait to see how the second half of her life unfolds.

This event is free and open to the public.