Art at Work: Tax Basics for Artists

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  • Workshop
  • Saturday, February 25, 2023

    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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    What do you need to know to keep track of your finances and file your taxes? Join Marianna Scott from Quantum Accounting Services who will provide creative professionals with an introduction to tax management.

    This workshop will be ideal for self-employed artists and craftspeople who have little or no experience preparing taxes. If you dread tax season, and put off thinking about your taxes until the last minute, then this workshop is for you.  Marianna Scott will cover the fundamentals of taxation for self-employed individuals, with an emphasis on artists and craftspeople.  It will cover which expenses are deductible, what kind of record keeping is required, and how to get and stay organized.

    After completing this workshop the participant will be armed with the tools to be organized, track revenues and expenses, and make tax preparation as painless as possible.

    Free admission, registration is required.
    NOTE: Limited to 50 participants.

    Session Format:

    • Live-streamed on the Zoom platform.
    • Live English transcription and captions provided by the Zoom app.
    • Chat feature open for participants to send their questions and comments directly to the presenter.

    About the Presenter:

    Marianna Scott has been in accounting since 1987. She has been preparing personal taxes for the self-employed since 1996. In 2003 Marianna joined Quantum Accounting Services Inc., a Vancouver based accounting and bookkeeping firm that focuses on arts organizations and artists. She has been presenting workshops for self-employed artists and craftspeople for the past ten years.


    Art at Work is a series of professional development workshops designed for professional artists and arts organizations practicing in any artistic medium. The program is presented in partnership by the City of Richmond Arts Services and Richmond Art Gallery. The program is intended to provide artists and arts organizations with knowledge and skills relevant to pursuing a professional practice in the field of public art, performance, visual art and community arts.

    Art at Work offers workshops from February through October each year. To view an archive of past workshops, click here.


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