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Play the Game, Minimize the Stress: Tax Workshop for ALL


Image: Alex Yudzon (Fellow in Photography '19), "Cobh Tree," 2017, archival pigment print, 55 x 65 in.

It has come time for everyone’s favorite part of the year: tax season. Do you find the process stressful and unnecessarily confusing? We promise it’s not just you. Want someone who actually understands what it’s like to be in the arts to walk you through the basics in a clear – even visually compelling – way?


This workshop will cover the fundamentals. You’ll walk away with a concrete understanding of the things you can and should be responsible for (they’re not as complicated as you think), as well as the confidence to know when you’ve done enough and can give yourself permission to relax.


We’ll tackle common questions for artists and creatives, such as:


Developed in partnership with Brass Taxes, join us for your tax season made easy. During the session, Brass Taxes will have consultants answering individualized questions through Zoom’s Q&A feature. While you play this perplexing game once a year, they play it hundreds of times a year, and are here to help. 


*While there will be time for participant questions, in the event you have an inquiry hyperspecific to your situation, the team will refer you to ways you can tackle these questions on an individual basis. 

Please Note: This workshop will not be utilized as an advertisement, or promote any products or services from Brass Taxes.  Rather, its purpose and intent is solely to serve and support NYFA’s artist community.


Event Breakdown

What: Play the Game, Minimize the Stress: Tax Workshop for ALL

When: Thursday, February 9, 6 - 7:30pm EDT

Where: Online (via Zoom)

Audience: ALL Individuals 

Cost: Pay-what-you-wish

Registration Details: Register here. Registrants will receive the zoom link.

Questions: Email learning@nyfa.org




About the Presenter and Brass Taxes

Rus Garofalo founded Brass Taxes in 2008, with the focus on working with creative people, the self-employed, and people that just want to understand what’s going on. His background before starting a tax company was as a video editor, comedy writer, and performer. Brass Taxes is a completely online company with 18 employees and over 3500 clients all over the U.S. Brass Taxes' goal is to offer a highly personalized tax experience and make doing taxes suck less.

Additional Details
Participants will recieve the zoom link upon registration. This event will be recorded and available to registrants for 1 month following the workshop.