|ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
Business Volunteers for the Arts,
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
Provides artists and arts organizations in Southwestern Pennsylvania
with legal and accounting assistance
Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts
Provides accounting and legal services to qualified artists and
St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts
Provides direct legal and business services to and ongoing educational
programs for artists at every career level and across all arts disciplines.
Serves artists and arts organizations in the greater St. Louis area,
which includes St. Louis City, St. Charles, St. Louis, and Jefferson
counties in Missouri and Madison and St. Clair counties in Illinois.
Also serves Columbia and eastern Missouri.
Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts
Provides Texas artists and arts organizations with legal and accounting
PUBLICATIONS ARE IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
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Annual Tax Mess Organizer for Writers, Artists,
Self-Publishers & Craftspeople: Help for
self-employed individuals who did not keep
itemized income & expense records during the business year
Author: KiKi Canniff.
Written by a retired tax consultant with a talent for making
taxes easy to understand.
Publisher: One More Press
Publication date: Revised 2016
|Artist as Bookkeeper
Author: Sue Greenberg
Provides an overview of record keeping and tax matters frequently
encountered by artists. A downloadable free publication.
Publisher: St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accounts for the Arts
Publication Date: Revised 2015
|Arts and Numbers: A Financial Guide for Artists, Writers,
Performers, and Other Members of the Creative Class
Author: Elaine Grogan Luttrull
An accessible guide that covers a variety of topics, including budgeting,
cash management, visual charting, taxes, employment, and business
etiquette. Provides examples of common issues within the art world
and anecdotes from author’s own
Publisher: Agate B2
Publication date: 2013
|Creativity Is My Business: A Financial Organizer for
Freelance Artists, Musicians, Photographers, Writers
& Other Talented Individuals
Author: Kiki Canniff.
The IRS classifies creative activities as a hobby, claiming that t
hose who create art do it for fun, and it is not as a business. And,
when a person participates in creative activities part-time,
this is a hard label to dodge, unless you keep proper records.
This book focuses on how to avoid the hobby classification,
with guidelines on how to keep business-like records,
and help you survive a tax audit.
Publisher: One More Press
Publication Date: 2012
|Legal Guide for the Visual Artist
Author/Editor: Tad Crawford
Revised edition. See four chapters on taxes.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2010
|New Tax Guide for Writers, Artists, Performers and
Other Creative People
Author/Editor: Peter Jason Riley
Revised edition. Written with the non-accountant, creative
individual in mind, this guide provides a clear outline of taxes,
responsibilities, income, deductions, I.R.S. audit guidance,
timelines and tax and accounting issues.
Publisher: Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Company
Publication Date: Revised 2016
Tax Smarts for Artists: Accounting Secrets, Surprises
Author: Jessie M Parker
Designed to help artists of all disciplines and expands
on the author’s first book for visual artists.. Covers
tax and estate issues that are relevant to artists.
The material is written in plain English, not
account-ese, or legalese. “This book is useful for
both professionals and artists who are currently
hobbyists but are considering making the leap to pro.”
Published: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 2016