What Is A DUNS Number And Why Do I Need It?

18shares 1Share on Facebook 15Share on Twitter 1Share on LinkedIn 1 0If you have ever applied for a grant, especially from an entity or program receiving funds from the federal government, you have likely been asked to provide your organization’s DUNS (Data Universal Numbering System) number. You may also wonder why you need to set one up. A DUNS number has the same number of digits as your employer ID number (EIN).  If your organization doesn’t have one, you may also wonder why you need to call the company Dun & Bradstreet … Read more

Common Deal Structures For Touring Groups

24shares 2Share on Facebook 20Share on Twitter 0Share on LinkedIn 2 0When it comes to paying touring performers, there are all sorts of deal that can be made. The payment terms on those deals can get pretty confusing. There are a number of resources available online that explain these agreements. One of the best I have found is a blog post on the site Making It With Chris G. Chris Goyzueta addresses a number of common deal structures and creates a YouTube video running through how each example is figured out. The … Read more

New IRS Decision Could Keep Foreign Artists At Home

38shares 17Share on Facebook 17Share on Twitter 2Share on LinkedIn 1 1Due to budget and staffing issues, as of October 1, 2018, the IRS will no longer create Central Withholding Agreements (CWA) with artists making less than $10,000. Wait, wait, wait, wait..before you click away thinking this fine Arts Hacker post has nothing to do with you, it actually might if you typically host any type of creative artist from other countries. These new regulations will make it more difficult for some artist to decide to work in the U.S. Central Withholding … Read more

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