Tax Prep for Artists / Seattle
 
March 04, 2020
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Artspace Mt. Baker Lofts (2915 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144)
 
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This event is now sold out. If you would like to be added to our waitlist please contact the Program Coordinator Zach Frimmel (zach@artisttrust.org). Thanks!

$40 / $30 AT members (member discount codes are found in your Members Only e-newsletter each 20th of the month).

The Artist Trust membership program is an easy way for artists to stay connected with Artist Trust and support our ongoing work with artists. Membership strengthens Artist Trusts ability to serve Washington State arts communities while providing members with discounts and early access to programs and events, an exclusive monthly membership e-newsletter, and retail discounts.

Partial need-based, Filipinx, and Latinx scholarships are available by request.

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP

In this workshop, CPA Valerie Moseley will share highlights about filing city, county, state and federal taxes. Shell review the different taxes you may be responsible for as an artist, explain what is and isn’t tax deductible, and offer record-keeping tips. If you’ve received grants, work as a teaching artist, or were paid for your artistic work, this workshop is for you.

*Open for artists of all disciplines at all career stages.

TAKEAWAYS
  • State: Understanding the differences between B&O tax, sales tax, and use tax and how they apply to you
  • Federal: Tax deductions, including home office / studio space, travel, technology, and other expenses
  • Federal: self-employment tax
  • City: business licenses and B&O tax
  • County: property taxes
  • Record keeping tips for future filings
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Valerie Moseley, CPA knew she was a tax nut when she started helping her friends prepare their tax returns for fun! - years ago. Since then, she has worked at several Seattle public accounting firms, helping individuals and small businesses with their tax preparation and planning needs. In that time, she has developed a reputation for her friendly demeanor and clear explanations. She enjoys teaching clients, helping them understand their particular situation, allowing them to make the best tax and business choices.

Valerie is a CPA licensed with the Washington State Board of Accountancy. She is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor, a Xero Certified Partner, and a Freshbooks Certified Beancounter. She is also a member of the Washington State Society of CPAs, the National Association of Tax Professionals, and the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance where she is active in the Seattle chapter’s tax roundtable. She is a financial literacy volunteer with the Washington State Society of CPAs and through that organization has helped new homeowners, low-income taxpayers, and budding business owners. She also volunteers with the Small Business Administration, introducing entrepreneurs to the fun world of business tax obligations in SCORE’s monthly Small Business Workshop, and coaching entrepreneurs in SBA’s Emerging Leader’s Program. Valerie has a background in the performing arts; she is the former Treasurer of the Board of Ear to the Ground, a Seattle-based physical theatre company, and is the former Treasurer of the Board of Washington Lawyers for the Arts.

REFUNDS & CANCELLATIONS
Artist Trust reserves the right to cancel any program. If cancelled, a full refund will be applied. A full refund can also be received if requested 7 days before the event. Please contact the Program Team if you have any questions regarding specific content of the workshop.
 
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