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TALA is expanding the selection on our YouTube channel!

With the new normal keeping us from putting on our usual in-person seminars, we’re diving head first into the realm of online webinars.

TALA will be livestreaming our webinars on our YouTube channel, TALA Office. Completed webinars will posted as videos. Check out our events page for upcoming webinars.

Here are some recent webinars:

TALA is proud to have been part of the City of Austin’s Small Business Week, May 2 to 7, 2021. We presented two virtual sessions: Record Keeping Tips for Self-Employed Creatives and Understanding the Basics of Obtaining a Patent.

The Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) hosted TALA experts to learn about applying for PPP loans and how to determine if you’re eligible for the Second Draw. Watch this webinar if you’re an individual artist, gig worker, or sole proprietor creative. Watch the companion webinar for businesses and arts organizations if you have W-2 employees.

Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness. Did you get a PPP loan under $150,000? CPA Lisa Sretenovic goes through the process of applying for forgiveness using the streamlined Form 3508s from the SBA. Learn what you can claim and what records to keep.

New IRS Form 1099-NEC for 2020 Tax Year. Watch to see if you should be using the new IRS Form 1099-NEC for the 2020 tax year to report payments you made to subcontractors. If you used the Form 1099-Misc in the past to report Box 7: Non-Employee Compensation, then this probably applies to you. Remember – the 1099 due date is Feb 1, 2021.

Second Draw PPP FAQs. CPAs Kathy Ploch and Lisa Sretenovic answer FAQs from TALA’s Executive Director Alissa McCain about the new Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Loans.

Making Sense of the New Blanket Mechanical License and the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) Explore what the new blanket license and the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) means for self-administered songwriters and independent music publishers.

Legal Essentials for Livestreaming. Attorney Gwen Seale walks you through the most important considerations to make when you livestream a performance.

Legal Essentials for Online Sales. Presented in partnership with the Dougherty Arts Center. TALA’s Legal Director, Angela Lee, covers the legal and logistical aspects of running a distance-selling, art- or craft-based business.