November 2010 Newsletter

November 2010 Newsletter

From Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts

covering the following topics:

Legal and Accounting Seminar with Spacetaker 11/13/10

“Nonprofit Potpourri: Taxing Tips, Tricks, & Traps” at United Way of Greater Houston Presented by Houston TSCPA Foundation, United Way of Greater Houston, and TALA 11/17/10

Copyright Seminar with Erin Rodgers 11/17/10

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Legal and Accounting Open House with Spacetaker, Saturday November 13, 2010

Got a legal or accounting question? Please stop by our upcoming Legal and Accounting Open House program this Saturday November 13, 2010 from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm. Artists and representatives of arts nonprofits will have access to 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-ins are also welcome. Please contact [email protected] in order to make an appointment. TALA volunteers interested in providing consultations should contact [email protected]

Legal and Accounting Open House
Saturday, November 13, 2010
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Spacetaker Artist Resource Center
2101 Winter Street
Houston, TX 77007


“Nonprofit Potpourri: Taxing Tips, Tricks, and Traps” at United Way of Greater Houston Presented by Houston TSCPA Foundation, United Way of Greater Houston, and TALA, Wednesday, November 17, 2010

When it comes to taxes and taxing authorities, ignorance is never an excuse. An invaluable workshop for all non-profits large or small, this session will equip you with vital information about a broad spectrum of tax and financial topics subject to regulations that can also have a negative impact on your bottom line.

Topics covered include: property tax appraisal districts; sales tax; employee vs. independent contractor rules; payroll taxes; and issues relatd to raffles, gaming, gambling and casino events.
Registration is required. Cost is $40 per person. Accoutants attending this workshop can qualify for 3 hours of CPE credit. Please call Houston TSCPA at 713.622.7733 for more information or to register.

“Nonprofit Potpourri: Taxing Tips, Tricks, and Traps” at United Way of Greater Houston Presented by Houston TSCPA, United Way of Greater Houston, and TALA
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
United Way of Greater Houston
50 Waugh Drive at Feagan
Houston, TX 77007


Copyright Seminar hosted by TALA’s Erin Rodgers, Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Please join TALA Staff Attorney Erin Rodgers on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 as she leads an informative session covering copyrighting basics for artists. The seminar will be held at the TALA office, located at 1540 Sul Ross, Houston, Texas 77006. Please send your RSVP to [email protected] by November 16th.

Copyright Seminar with Erin Rodgers
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
TALA
1540 Sul Ross
Houston, TX 77006

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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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