Making A Living Making Art: Tax Workshop for Artists

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Making A Living Making Art: Tax Workshop for Artists

Tax season can be a stressful and confusing time for artists. This workshop will help you get prepared!

By Neighbourhood Arts Network

When and where

Date and time

Tue, Apr 19, 2022 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM PDT



About this event

Do you have questions about tax preparation, deductions, tax deadlines, HST, how to report grants, or file T4s? Shantae Cunningham, Founder & Senior Associate of Cobella Financial, will discuss some of the most important tax topics for artists. The session is suitable for artists who are new to filing taxes or those who are looking for a refresher. The presentation will show real life examples, and a Q+A will follow.

This workshop is free and open to the public. Closed captioning and ASL Interpretation will be provided. The event will not be recorded but slides will be shared with registered attendees after.

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About the facilitator:

Shantae Cunningham is a Seneca College graduate and is an Accounting and Bookkeeping expert with 7 years in the industry. She has worked within many industries to help them scale and grow their company from Marketing and PR to E-Commerce and service-based industries. She works with individuals and companies from freelancers to small and medium sized businesses. With uncompromising attention to detail, Shantae uses her passion for both personal and professional finance to support these businesses. Since 2018, Shantae has worked as an Independent Bookkeeper at her own boutique firm, Cobella Financial. She is analytical, experienced and known as a savvy Accountant. Her personality and business acumen sets her apart. She has volunteered with organizations such as Woodgreen Community Centre to provide tax prep services helping those in all tax situations.

This webinar is presented in collaboration between Toronto Arts Foundation's Neighbourhood Arts Network and Akin Collective as part of our Making A Living Making Art series.

Neighbourhood Arts Network is a strategic initiative of Toronto Arts Foundation. We offer accessible arts programming, awards, and exciting partnership opportunities to Toronto-based artists, arts educators and arts organizations.

Akin is a Toronto-based arts organization that provides creative studio space as well as arts-based programming.

We acknowledge the diversity of the First Peoples of this area and recognize the territories of the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. Today, Toronto is still the home to many Indigenous people from across Turtle Island and around the world and we are grateful to have the opportunity to work, live and meet on this territory.

About the organizer

Neighbourhood Arts Network

We are a  Toronto-wide network of over 1800 members, including artists, arts organizations, cultural workers and community-engaged agencies working throughout all of Toronto, from North York to Scarborough.

Neighbourhood Arts Network takes on a variety of activities, from an interactive website with member profiles, events and projects creation, in-person networking and professional development events, advocacy, shared resources, research, and on-going partnerships with social service agencies, city departments, libraries and more.

Members receive a monthly e-newsletters with links to job opportunities, blog posts, events and member profiles. The Network creates tools for advocacy and promotion including printed directories and videos profiling member's projects.

The Neighbourhood Arts Network is a strategic initiative of the Toronto Arts Foundation.




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