Let’s Talk About Tax is a 3-hour workshop designed to help take the frustration out of understanding common tax issues that affect arts workers and small arts businesses. Presented by Roshanda Naulls and Phillip Buelterman, of Aprio (see below for bios), this course will cover common questions artists have regarding deductions, in addition to different types of corporate structures and the tax implications of each.

When: Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Price: $25 for non-members; FREE for C4 Atlanta members
Who: This workshop will be led by Roshanda Naulls, CPA, and Phillip Buelterman, CPA, of Aprio
Where: Fuse Arts Center, 132 Mitchell St SW, Third Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303

Participants will gain an understanding of:

  • Common Business Structures in the State of Georgia
  • Financial Pros/Cons of Common Business Entities Types
  • Tools to Help Structure Record Keeping for Tax Season
  • Best Practices for Working with a Tax Professional
  • Effects of Recent Tax Legislation on Small Businesses and Individuals

Please note: Content in this workshop is provided for educational and informational purposes only, and should not be construed as an alternative to working with a professional tax adviser. 

More Information

Meet the Facilitators

About Roshanda M. Nalls, CPA:

Roshanda is a manager in Aprio, LLP’s Advisory Business Services group.

She has experience preparing individual and business income tax returns ranging from simple to the most sophisticated returns. During her career at the firm, Roshanda has gained extensive experience in the professional services and entertainment industry. She works to develop lasting relationship with all of her clients.

Roshanda graduated from the University of Central Florida with a BSBA in Accounting, along with a Minor in International Business. She is a licensed CPA in the State of Georgia.

Her professional affiliations include:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Georgia State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of Black Accountants
  • Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition

About Phillip Buelterman, CPA, MAcc:

Phillip works with clients in the Professional Services area and specializes in medical, law and engineering. He also serves on various internal boards for Aprio including the Community Involvement Committee.

He has attended many professional conferences expanding and developing both his technical as well as his soft skills. He is very active with the GSPCAs where he serves on various task forces including the society’s Leadership Council. He has also authored an article in the society’s “Current Accounts” magazine.

Phillip attended Georgia Southern University where he received both his bachelor’s in business administration as well as his master’s degree in Accountancy.

Some of Phillip’s other professional organizations include:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Bar Association
  • Sandy Springs Conservancy
  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Atlanta Community Food Bank Association
Tuition
$25 for non-members, FREE for C4 Atlanta Members

Artists will gain a deeper understanding of:
  • Common business structures in the State of Georgia
  • Financial Pros and Cons of common business entities Type
  • Tools to Help Structure Record Keeping for Tax Season
  • Best Practices for Working with a Tax Professional
  • Effects of Recent Tax Legislation on Small Businesses and Individuals
How is this workshop different from other workshops?

This workshop will cover common tax issues that arts workers and arts businesses face. In addition to understanding the tax implications that certain types of work or business structures may incur, this course will also help arts workers to understand how best to work with a CPA when managing your taxes.

Payment and Refund Policy
Full payment is required to reserve a spot and guarantee enrollment in all classes and workshops offered by C4 Atlanta. Credit Card payments may be made online through the registration form or through our online payment form at https://c4atlanta.org/pay. Checks should be made out to C4 Atlanta, PO Box 170319, Atlanta, GA 30317. Payment must be received before the first class session.

You may cancel your enrollment, without penalty, by notifying C4 Atlanta, in writing (via written letter or email), at least 10 days prior to the first class session. If we receive your notification at least 10 days prior to the first class session, we will refund 100% of the tuition, minus a $10 administrative fee; or we will offer 100% of the tuition as credit toward a future C4 Atlanta class to be used within the following three months. If you cancel your enrollment less than 10 days prior to the first class session, you will receive a 50% refund of the cost of tuition; or we will offer 50% of the tuition as credit toward a future C4 Atlanta class to be used within the following three months.

If you cancel within 48 hours of the first class session, C4 Atlanta will not offer any refunds. C4 Atlanta reserves the right to cancel any class due to low enrollment. We will notify you in case of a cancellation and we will refund 100% of your class fee. Membership fees are not refundable under any circumstances. The refund policy described in the above paragraphs is non-inclusive of membership fees.