Hands-on Tax Practice for Artists

April, 2016
OAL X Space (Map)

The Ohio Art League is pleased to host Surviving Schedule C, a Hands-on Tax Practice for Artists on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at OAL X Space.



Struggling with self-employment taxes and deductible expenses for artists? Join us for this hands-on workshop to navigate tax subtleties for artists. We’ll cover generally expenses generally deductible on Schedule C, the tax form self-employed artists use to report their business income and deductions, and the methodology for estimating and paying quarterly income taxes. But this workshop isn’t just talking: Come prepared to translate the expenses you incur as a professional artist into tax deductions through an exercise inspired by Richard Hatch (of Survivor fame). Bring your real-life examples, your real-life questions, and a willingness to roll up those proverbial sleeves and dig into the tax forms with Elaine Grogan Luttrull, the Founder of Minerva Financial Arts.

Elaine Grogan Luttrull, CPA is the founding owner of Minerva Financial Arts, a company devoted to improving financial literacy among artists and arts organizations through education and coaching. She also serves as the Department Head for Business & Entrepreneurship at Columbus College of Art and Design, where she is an assistant professor. Elaine’s presentations have been featured nationally by a number of hosts including the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the Kennedy Center, Americans for the Arts, and the Greater Columbus Arts Council, and her work is renowned for its accessibility and empowerment. Elaine is the author of Arts & Numbers (Agate, B2 2013) and she contributes regularly to Professional Artist magazine.

This workshop is free and open to the public however donations are appreciate to help support this workshop. Donations will be given to our host Elaine Grogan Luttrull in continuing the work that she does to support artists in thier financial literacy.

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Arts & Numbers

You don’t have to do this alone. Arts & Numbers is a comprehensive financial guide for creative individuals… and anyone else with a passion for something other than accounting and finance. This book aims to provide basic information on finance and financial matters for creative entrepreneurs to take ownership of their financial situations, thus ensuring their long-term success, creative and otherwise.

Written in short story form with fictional anecdotes supporting the financial advice, Arts & Numbers promises to be an easy and useful read for creative entrepreneurs at any stage.

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