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  • Regularly Asked Questions - Tax and Self-employment

    Tax and Self-Employment

    While every effort is made to ensure the information in this article is accurate, Visual Artists Ireland and the author can accept no responsibility for loss or distress to any person acting…

  • The Financial Side

    Budgeting and Financing

    Introduction This article will be of interest to self-employed artists. It aims to provide guidelines on how to manage and control the day-to-day finances associated with their work. What follows describes what…

  • Regularly Asked Questions - Tax and Self-employment

    If you are offering art or classes/education of any kind then you may need to register for VAT!

    It has come to our attention that Revenue have now implemented and are checking for VAT compliance under the amendments introduced in the Finance Act 2015.  The Act means that people offering…

  • Job Vacancy | Bookkeeper at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios

    Closing date for applications: Thursday 23 February, 5pm. Temple Bar Gallery + Studios is currently seeking to recruit an experienced Bookkeeper to manage daily accounts. Approximately 1 day/8 hrs per week 2…

  • The Financial Side

    Tax and Self-Employment

    Being self-employed means you are carrying on your own business rather than working for an employer. With this there are many advantages and disadvantages.

  • The Financial Side

    Budgeting and Financing

    This article will be of interest to self-employed artists. It aims to provide guidelines on how to manage and control the day-to-day finances associated with their work. What follows describes what a hypothetical artist, Karen, should do once she has finished at art college and has started exhibiting and selling her work. Karen should keep separate in her mind and in practice the finances associated with her personal life and the finances associated with her business of creating and selling art. In many cases, it is easy to determine whether an expense is ‘personal’ or ‘business’. In other instances this is not straightforward, particularly where a payment – e.g. for electricity or travel – may be partly business and partly personal. A key aspect to identifying and quantifying this differentiation is to adopt a systematic approach to keeping records and to preparing and reviewing budgets.

  • Regularly Asked Questions - Tax and Self-employment

    I am an artist registered as self-employed. Please would you advise me regarding preparing my annual tax returns.

    It is impossible to provide a detailed answer to this question as the issue is too subjective. However, Visual Artists lreland has commissioned Gaby Smyth and Co Accountants to prepare a guide…

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