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Forge Professional Workshop Series: Tax Workshop for Artists and Creatives

  • Urban Space Gallery - Studio 111 401 Richmond Street West Toronto, ON (map)

Tuesday November 28 / 6:30-8:30pm / Urban Space Gallery - Studio 111 - 401 Richmond Street West

This is a free event but there is a suggested donation of $5 per person to support Akin Projects not-for-profit art programming initiatives such as this one. Space is limited, you must register to

Tax season can be a particularly stressful and confusing time for artists, performers and other creatives. This workshop will help you to be prepared for next year! Atbooks Tax Preparer Tova Epp will touch on some of the most important tax topics for artists including: tax preparation, deductions, tax deadlines, HST, how to handle grants, T4s and more. The session is suitable for artists who are new to filing taxes or those who are looking for a refresher.

There will be a short presentation followed by a question and answer period. Please come prepared with your questions! 

About Artbooks:
Artbooks was launched over 20 years ago as Canada’s first organization dedicated to financial management in the arts.

About the presenter: 
Tova Epp is a tax preparer/actor/certified animals-in-disaster rescuer. She’s been working at Artbooks for 9 years doing the taxes of many fabulous artists. When she’s not at Artbooks she can be seen at one of her many other jobs around the city, or auditioning for yet another commercial. 

About Akin Projects:
Akin Projects is an arts programming organization and registered nonprofit established in 2015 for the purpose of providing both creative and professional development opportunities to members of Toronto’s artistic and cultural community and the public at large. The Forge Professional Workshop Series are led by industry professionals and serve to educate emerging and established artists. We aim to inspire individuals while providing them with the knowledge to navigate the course of their careers in a rewarding and prosperous

Akin Projects would like to thank Urban Space Development Group and the entire 401 Richmond team for their kind donation of space to host this event. 

The building is wheelchair accessible. Please let us know of any other accessibility needs so that we can assist you. Email michael@akincollective.comat least one week before the event and we will do our best to accommodate you. Thank you.

Earlier Event: November 25
Akin River Open House BINGO!
Later Event: November 29
Akin Show & Tell #62: Dufferin