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Wednesday 17 January 2024

14:00pm - 17:00pm

STEAMhouse, Belmont Works, Cardigan St, Birmingham B4 7RQ

Tax Party – Understanding your Tax Returns – Wednesday 17th January – 2-5pm

Tax Party – Understanding your Tax Returns – Wednesday 17th January 2023 – 2-5pm

Join us for an informative and engaging workshop on understanding Tax Returns tailored specifically for SMEs and freelancers in the creative industries. Co-led by renowned Choreographer & Arts Consultant, Cathy Waller, in collaboration with Birmingham Dance Network, this session aims to empower participants with a comprehensive grasp of their finances, self-employment, and tax obligations.

To ensure a dynamic and enjoyable learning experience, our workshop will feature regular breaks designed for networking and fostering a lively atmosphere. Immerse yourself in the tax-return party spirit with curated tunes, non-alcoholic mocktails and disco canapés. Because, as we all know, there’s no party quite like a tax-return party!

What will be at the session?

Cathy Waller will expertly guide participants through their tax returns, demystifying complex language and offering tailored advice for creative professionals. Key topics covered include:

Online Tax Return: A step-by-step walkthrough of the online tax return process.

Sole Trader vs Limited Company: Understanding the implications and advantages of each business structure.

Expenses Management: Identifying deductible expenses and understanding what counts.

Tax-Free Income Bands: Exploring thresholds for tax-free income, National Insurance, and Student Loan Repayments.

Balancing PAYE and Self-Employment: Strategies for managing both types of employment payments effectively.

Financial Budgeting: Practical insights into budgeting.

Spreadsheets and Tracking: Tools and techniques for effective financial tracking and organization.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights into managing your finances as a creative freelancer. Join us for a productive and enjoyable Tax Workshop that promises to make the often-daunting task of tax returns a more accessible and entertaining experience.

Who is this event for?

If you’re an entrepreneur, a small business, a social enterprise or a start-up this event is for you!

About the Facilitator

Cathy Waller

Cathy’s wrap around skills in management, strategy, finance and access have been sought out by hundreds of artists and organisations over the last 7 years.

Cathy has particular skills in teaching and supporting others to realise their full potential, and to think outside the box. Cathy facilitates finance learning so that artists are equipped with better understanding of how to manage their money.