I'm wondering about tax deductions for traveling artists. I must relocate in the summer, like many of us, when the heat dries up FL shows. I spend two months in the Jersey area participating in local shows. I'm wondering how much of those expenses ar
I contacted the Winter Park show, which I will be doing in two weeks. They don't seem to be able to tell me if I have to file for a Tax ID # in Florida or if I can just fill out a one time tax form after the show. My wife is very analytical and thi
We are doing our very first show ever at Lubbock and are told we need to obtain a sales tax license. Rather than search around 10,000 random sites, anyone have any info on how to do this? Also, we were wondering how the booths are set up (w
I got accepted to St. James this year, and its my first "away" festival. Up until now I've only done shows in Ohio, so I'm sure what the best way to go about finding the tax information would be. Such as do I need a transient vendor license, if so wh
We just had a discussion last week while at an art fair with a very well known ceramic artist. He was bemoaning the amount of taxes he had to pay this year. Jim asked, "How much did you contribute to your retirement accounts?" His reply was, "I do no
I just met with my accountant today and this came up. Does anyone know what the rule is on this? My accountant seemed to think that as the artist I can only deduct what it cost to make the item but since I am already deducting the cost of supplies th
So! Anyone else brave/foolish/honest enough to fill out income tax forms for all the states in which you earned income? This is the first year I am attempting to do so, and to be honest, I am not sure I'll finish. What a major PITA!!! So far two
is anyone doing craftsmorristown in march, seems like it costs $125.00 to register to sell craft and collect sales tax....even if you do only one show a year??? i dont understand the fee...is it in case you dont pay the sales tax??
I am considering a couple of Wisconsin shows this year, but I don't want to apply for a tax ID unless I get into one of them. Is there enough time to apply for an ID in between the time that I have been accepted to a show and the show date?
I live in Pittsburgh, Pa and I do most of my shows in PA and OH and have sales tax # in both those states. I file quarterly in Pa and 2x a year in OH. I am now wanting to apply to shows a little farther away but before I do I need to know the
I'm starting out in the festival biz. I know its a must to charge sales tax but there are two things I would like to avoid if possible: 1.) Having to figure out the tax for each item when it sells. 2) Making lots of change (and having to keep a lot o