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An Artist’s Guide to Tax

An Artist’s Guide to Tax

Event · Information session

14th June 2022



No longer available

price & booking
This event is free for Create artists, though booking is essential. Please use the check out code vaicreate2261 You will be emailed a link to the event after you have registered.

Create is pleased to offer a guide to finances and tax, for collaborative, socially engaged artists as well as our wider community of artists.

This webinar, led by Gaby Smyth and managed by VAI, this session aims to support artists who are new to self-employment or who are considering registering as self-employed with Revenue.  This session will look at: the benefits of being registered as self-employed; how to register as a self employed tax payer; how different income is treated in your tax return; how to record income and expenditure; what are allowable expenses; the Artists Tax Exemption; Income Tax; USC; PRSI and other issues in response to participant questions. This event is free for Create artists – please choose “Create Mentoring Programme Member” and use the check out code vaicreate2261


Gaby Smyth is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and managing director with Gaby Smyth & Company Ltd., Business Consultants. He has provided business and taxation advice to individuals and companies for almost 20 years, specialising in the literary, music, film and theatre arts. Gaby has a keen personal and professional interest in the visual arts, promoting not just the work, but the role, of artists, through his work with organisations such as: Pallas Studios, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, IVARO and VAI. Gaby was also chair of the board of Irish National Opera

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