Saskmusic And Regina Musicians Association Present “Music, Money And Taxes!” Workshop

by SaskMusic

February 19, 2014 in SaskMusic News

SaskMusic, together with the Regina Musicians Association Local 446 of the Canadian Federation of Musicians, will be presenting a workshop on the subject of taxes, as they pertain to musicians and music businesses. The event is titled “Music, Money and Taxes!” and will take place in Saskatoon on Monday, March 3 at 7pm at The Den at The Two Twenty and in Regina Tuesday, March 4 at 7pm at The Exchange.

The workshops will be led by Janis Richards of JRich Business Services Inc. Janis has 33 years of audit experience with Canada Revenue Agency, 13 years operating a full service entertainment company and is also a shareholder/manager of a family lumber business. She has the experience to assist artists in managing their finances for a better bottom line and understanding taxes as they affect your profession. Janis will provide information on such topics as self-employed vs. employee; record keeping; business income; eligible expenses; GST treatment; inventory; donating services; audits and dispelling tax myths. This presentation will provide musicians with the information they need to keep their business, paperwork and taxes up to date and accurate.

The workshops are free for current SaskMusic and Canadian Federation of Musicians members. Non-members are welcome to attend – the cost is $20 per person. Mastercard, Visa, cash and cheques will be accepted in advance or at the door. Pre-registration is appreciated; call 1-800-347-0676 or email to save your seat.