Tax Clinics for the Arts

An affordable solution for tax advice and assistance in preparing your
tax return. This service is offered at a fixed hourly rate for the group,
not per person. This means the more people you get to participate, the cheaper it is for each person. This service provides an open forum to getting answers to your tax questions. Clinics are conducted at the your place of business, studio, or home. Please call for requests and more information. Contact

Useful Resource Links

Washington Lawyers for the Arts
Seminars, free arts legal clinic
Mark Litwak
Entertainment lawyer, and author. Books, seminars, lectures, articles dealing with contracts, copyrights, trademarks, and book publishing.
Geared towards filmmakers, and writers
Washington States Arts Commission
Support for the arts in Washington State. Grants, workshops, and support are offered through this organization
Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs
Resource and support for the arts in the Seattle area. Workshops and forums as well as other community programs and assistance are offered

Tax Resources

Tax Almanac
Free online tax forum, loads of tax information available, ask questions, get answers, view discussion topics

Government agencies for Taxes, Licenses, Employers

Internal Revenue Service
Tax information, forms and publications
Washington State Department of Revenue
Sales, B&O, Use, and other taxes payable by businesses
Employment Security Department
State unemployment taxes
Department of Labor and Industries
Worker's compensation, industrial insurance
Washington Secretary of State
Form a business entity like a corporation, LLC or, LLP in Washington State
Washington State Department of Licensing
Get all the information you need about obtaining business licenses in Washington State. Use the Business Checklist to help determine what type of business you want to form, or change your current one
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