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Sunday, February 16 • 1:30pm - 2:50pm
The Artist's Guide to Starting a Business

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Are you a full-time freelancer or have you reached critical capacity in your studio? Selecting the right business entity will protect your personal assets from any liability you may incur as a business owner (and may also offer you some significant tax advantages). But how do you structure your new entity? This workshop will explore the often confusing legal and tax benefits of the three most common buisness structures for artists: the sole proprietorship, the limited liability corporation (LLC), and the S corporation (S corp). We'll even discuss why it may or may not be a good idea to establish a 501(c)(3).

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James Walters

Founding Partner, Walters & Skylar LLP
James Walters has over 40 years of experience in all facets of accounting, business, and financial development. He has extensive experience starting, owning, and operating business ventures, and brings this “owner’s” experience to his consulting work. Walters’ expertise includes... Read More →

Sunday February 16, 2020 1:30pm - 2:50pm PST
Skirball Cultural Center: Room B 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049