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Free workshop on AB5 and Tax Reform laws

FREE WORKSHOP for musicians, actors, & everyone in entertainment

Monday, March 2 – 6:30-8:30 p.m.

The Actors Fund, 1st Floor SAG-AFTRA Cagney Room
5757 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90036

Make sure you understand both the potential impact of California’s new AB5 law and new Tax Reform laws. We’ll discuss the pros AND cons of incorporation, and help you ensure that you’re prepared to file your 2019 returns!

Co-sponsored by The Actors Fund and SAG-AFTRA, this FREE workshop is for EVERYONE (not just actors…) in entertainment. It will be moderated by Miata Edoga, National Financial Wellness Consultant for The Actors Fund, and Ronnie Steadman, Enrolled Agent with the IRS. Ronnie has over a decade of experience handling personal and corporate returns for entertainment professionals.

Looking for health insurance?

Looking for health insurance? Special Enrollment might be the answer. The Actors Fund can help.

Questions about Covered California or Medi-Cal? Wondering what changes are happening with the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? Do you still need health insurance or face a penalty for being uninsured? How can you get health insurance before the next Open Enrollment?  Continue reading

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

Nine-week Tax Preparation Training Program begins Monday, Oct 23, 2017

Application Deadline: Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017

Looking for a great parallel career to help supplement the earnings from your industry work? Are you detail-oriented? Like numbers? Professional tax preparation might be a good parallel career for you!

The Actors Fund’s Career Center and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program are coming together to offer a free, two-stage Tax Preparation Training Program for entertainment industry professionals. Continue reading

Get your taxes done for FREE at the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

The Entertainment Industry Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program has 40 more appointments available for union industry professionals this tax season.

Come get your taxes done for free at The Actors Fund. Please check out actorsfund.org/VITA for eligibility, criteria and the scope of returns that can be e-filed. VITA is targeted to people with incomes under $64,000 and provides free tax preparation by volunteers trained at the IRS “military” or highest level.

All appointments are made online. There are three sessions left this 2017 tax season: March 9th, March 18th and March 23rd.

The Actors Fund: A Great Hidden Resource for Musicians

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Not just for SAG members – The Actors Fund serves musicians, dancers, and everyone in entertainment

Did you know that The Actors Fund isn’t just for actors?

Founded in 1882, The Actors Fund is for ALL professionals in entertainment and assists more than 21,000 performing artists a year across the country, more than 5,000 of whom are in the Western Region. Continue reading