May 2010 Newsletter

May 2010 Newsletter

From Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts

covering the following topics:

Legal and Accounting Seminar with Spacetaker
Saturday, May 15, 2010 and Saturday July 10, 2010

“The Roaring 20’s” Gala Kick-off Cocktail Party Thursday, May 20, 2010

Nonprofit Orientation Session Wednesday, June 16, 2010


Legal and Accounting Open House with Spacetaker
Saturday, May 15, 2010 and Saturday July 10, 2010

A session of the Open House program will be held on Saturday May 15, 2010 from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm. and on Saturday July 10, 2010 from 2:30 – 4:30 pm. Artists and representatives of arts nonprofits are able to have a short consultation with a legal or accounting professional at the Spacetaker Artist Resource Center (2101 Winter Street, Houston, TX 77007). Preference is given to those who make appointments, but walk-ups are also welcome. Please contact info [at] in order to make an appointment. TALA volunteers interested in providing consultations should contact [email protected]

Legal and Accounting Open House
Saturday, May 15, 2010
Saturday, July 10, 2010
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Spacetaker Artist Resource Center
2101 Winter Street
Houston, TX 77007

“The Roaring 20’s” Gala Kick-off Cocktail Party, Thursday, May 20, 2010
Please join us for a cocktail party to kick-off our 2010 gala “The Roaring 20’s” on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 13 Celsius Wine Bar in Houston. We would greatly appreciate your attendance. Hors d’ oeuvres and a cash bar will be available from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. The address for 13 Celsius is 3000 Caroline Street, Houston, Texas 77004 and RSVPs can be sent to [email protected] by May 13th.

Kick-off Cocktail Party
Thursday, May 20, 2010
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
13 Celsius Wine Bar
3000 Caroline Street
Houston, TX 77004

Nonprofit Orientation Session, Wednesday, June 16, 2010
This session will be held on Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at the TALA Office (1540 Sul Ross Street, Houston, TX 77006). These sessions are designed to provide information to those interested in forming a tax exempt, nonprofit corporation and cover the basic function and structure of exempt organizations, bookkeeping and tax issues related to exempt organizations, and other pertinent information. There will also be a time for questions and answers during the session. Session will be presented by Erin Rodgers, TALA Staff Attorney. Please contact [email protected] to reserve a space. Space is limited.

Nonprofit Tax and Accounting Seminar
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
TALA Office
1540 Sul Ross Street
Houston, TX 77006


A portion of TALA’s programs and services are generously supported by The Anchorage Foundation, The Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund, The Houston Arts Alliance, The Houston Endowment, Gainer Donnelly & Desroches LLP Certified Public Accountants, and The Texas Commission on the Arts.

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