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Thursday, February 20, 2014

DIY Taxes for the DIY Set

It's tax time! (Yippee?) But for those that make their living through the arts, the process of creating your tax return is a little more complicated than getting your T4s together, buying a copy of Quick Tax and inputting your vital data. But don't let that stop you, or turn you off, from embracing that typically artistic acronym: Do-It-Yourself, or DIY.
In a new workshop from the Guelph Arts Council, Leo Medeiros of the chartered accounting firm Weiler & Company will take participants through the process and give them the information they need to know to do their taxes right and without the intervention of someone, well, like him. Details from the GAC press release are below:

Guelph Arts Council Workshop // DIY Taxes for Artists

Thursday, February 20th 2014 // GUELPH ON Calling all artists! Do you shudder at the thought of doing your taxes? Know someone else who does?

Don’t let the numbers overwhelm you this tax season! On Tuesday, March 4th at 7pm, come down to the Guelph Arts Council Office (147 Wyndham St. N. -- Suite 404) to take part in a special workshop hosted by Leo Medeiros. As tax season creeps up, DIY Taxes for Artists will teach you all about record keeping and bookkeeping, HST, tax returns, hobby versus business taxes, and all of the information you need to do your own taxes with confidence.

This workshop is FREE but we expect it to fill up quickly so registration is encouraged.

For more information or to register, please contact programs@guelpharts.ca or call 519.836.3280

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