Jessie Parker is the local author of Tax Smarts for Artists and Money Smarts for Visual Artists, both in the Ottawa Public Library collection. Jessie will cover the most important issues re tax for all kinds of artists (visual artists, writers, performers, and musicians). Her session will include
How to avoid being audited: your legal rights
- How to avoid being audited: your legal rights
- Keeping good records: how and why
- How to DIY easily
- The artist’s estate: new Ontario rules and issues
- As well as other topics.
Professional artist, teacher, and stock photographer, Jessie Parker has extensive experience dealing with accounting and tax matters that artists face. She has lectured at the National Gallery of Canada, and has advised clients as Certified Financial Planner. She has as successfully responded to CRA audit as an artist.
Recently Jessie is in demand as a speaker on issues for artists (tax, pricing art, photo based art as a medium) by Ottawa Art Gallery, ALSO (Artists Legal Services of Ottawa) and various regional arts groups.