Your Email Marketing Provider May Now Be Collecting Sales Tax

In the wake of the June 21, 2018 U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair most remote sellers, such as email marketing providers, are now required to begin collecting sales tax in certain states. What this means is you or your organization may start seeing those charges showing up on invoices. If your organization is a 501(c)(3) you may be exempt, but you’ll likely need to provide your email marketing provider with a copy of your state’s tax exemption letter. Many online service providers don’t require copies of tax-exempt status … Read more

New IRS Decision Could Keep Foreign Artists At Home

Due 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 Agreements make it easier for foreign artists to tour the United … Read more

How To Go About Creating A Harassment Reporting Process That Protects Employees

The Washington Post published an article on 7/26/18 that reports allegations of sexual misconduct and assault against several leaders throughout the nonprofit performing arts sector. In a follow-up article, the Post published the following comment from the CEO at one of the organizations where one of the subjects from the article works. “There was no blind eye turned,” [Cleveland Orchestra executive director André Gremillet] said. “No allegations were made; no one came forward to anyone in management. I need to know about it to do something about it. I don’t want to … Read more

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