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Tax Tips for the Self-Employed, presented by Steven Zelin, the Singing CPA

01/20/2015
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
The Entrepreneur Space
36-46 37th Street
Long Island City, New York 11101

This free seminar is designed to inform “start up” and established freelancers, entrepreneurs and independent contractors about their tax requirements and recordkeeping responsibilities. Attendees will learn about Schedule C, Profit or Loss from Business (Sole Proprietorship), deductible business expenses, self-employment tax and other tax topics.


ASIFA-East Presents Taxes for Artists and Freelancers with Steven Zelin, The Singing CPA

It’s tax time again! Please join ASIFA-East as we welcome Steven Zelin, The Singing CPA, to come speak with us on all things taxes. Steven’s done this workshop with us for a few years now, and it’s always a big hit. Bring all your tax questions – we know you have many – and come prepared to sing along! Whether you are a freelancer looking for deductions, or working full time and have questions about retirement planning, there will be something helpful for everyone at this event.   Steven will also walk us through how the Affordable Care Act affects our taxes.

WHEN: 2/3/15 @ 7:15pm
WHERE: SVA, 209 East 23 Street, NY NY, Room 502
ADMISSION: FREE!
Join us for drinks and networking afterwards at a local pub!

TOPICS:

  • Deductions for freelancers
  • How do I calculate my quarterly tax payments?
  • Difference between W2 and 1099
  • Differences between Sole Proprietor, LLC, and Corporations
  • Affordable Care Act: Health insurance and taxes
  • Thinking about retirement?
  • Do I have to pay MTA tax?
  • How can I get my tax returns done for FREE?
  • What to look for in an accountant/tax preparer
  • Your questions


ASIFA-EAST 2014 TAX TIPS FOR FREELANCERS

WHEN:  Tuesday, JANUARY  28, 2014

WHERE:  THE SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS AMPHITHEATER

209 EAST 23rd STREET, NY, NY

WHEN:  7 P.M.

Come and hear some songs and get the info you’ll need to do the best tax prep you can as a freelancer/creative type.

An insurance specialist will be on hand, as well, who can address your questions about the Affordable Care Act and anything else you’ve always wanted to know about insurance but were afraid to ask.

This is Steven’s annual tax-time appearance before ASIFA-EAST members, and it’s a really useful presentation.

Snacks and drinks to follow.

So come and join us!!


Party at the Post Office

Date: Monday, April 15, 2013

Time: 12pm

Location: 
Steps of the Farley Post Office
8th Avenue (bet 31st – 33rd streets)
New York, NY

Admission: Free!

Come see The Singing CPA live in performance on the steps of the Farley Post Office!


Steven Zelin Answers Your Tax Questions

Date: 3/21/2013

Time: 6:00 PM-9:30 PM

Location:
Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd St. (bet. Park and Lex)
New York, NY 10065

Cover: $15.00

Contact: www.dare2draw.org

Among the featured questions of the evening: 

  • What type of entity am I as an artist?
  • What can I deduct?
  • When should I file?
  • Are Kickstarter deductions tax deductible?
  • Is what I’m doing a hobby or a business?


Starting a Small Business

Date: 2/21/2013

Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: 
Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University
1 University Plaza, LLC Room 515
(DeKalb Avenue Entrance)
Brooklyn, New York 11201

Event Information: Starting a Small Business

This free workshop will benefit individuals getting started in business and those interested in going into business. It focuses on the fundamentals of federal taxes for small business owners, including Entity Choice, Accounting Methods, Record keeping, Business Income and Expenses, Record keeping, and Estimated Tax. The seminar also covers the basics of small business tax forms, including Schedule C (Form 1040), Profit or Loss from Business (Sole Proprietorship), Schedule SE (Form 1040), Self-Employment Tax, and Form 1040-ES, Estimated Tax for Individuals. The seminar provides an opportunity to get answers to a wide range of tax questions about launching a new business venture.


Taxes For Freelancers

Date: 2/20/2013

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: 
The Productive, 5th Floor
40 West 38th Street
New York, NY 10018

Event Information:
It’s tax time again! Please join ASIFA-East as we welcome Rock Star Accountant Steven Zelin, The Singing CPA, to come speak with us on all things taxes. Steven’s done this workshop with us for a few years now, and it’s always a big hit. Bring all your tax questions – we know you have many – and come prepared to sing along! Whether you are a freelancer looking for deductions or working full time and have questions about retirement planning, there will be something helpful for everybody.

TOPICS:

  • Retirement planning
  • Deductions for freelancers
  • Is it true that the MTA tax law has been amended?
  • How can I get my tax returns done for FREE?
  • What to look for in an accountant/tax preparer
  • Q&A