Congress earmarked $15 billion in grants for performing arts venue operators impacted by the pandemic and here’s what you need to know.
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How Banks Artwash the Funds that Enable Police Brutality
The art scene is directly linked to and financially benefits from one of the most violent, heinous components of racist oppression in the US: police brutality against communities of color.
Some of the Art World’s Largest Donors Have Paid Millions to Squelch a Wealth Tax
A decades-long campaign by the ultra-wealthy, including the Koch, deVos, Mars, Bass, and Walton families, has successfully misinformed United States taxpayers about what the estate tax actually is and who it affects.
The Insidious Role of Gender Bias in How Artists Grapple with Personal Finances
Our culture is quick to put down a woman who seeks money or power at the same time that it valorizes the men who do so.
Tax Policy Should be Part of Our Basic Civic Education
Taxes are our only mandatory civic duty. So why is tax education left out of civics?
Translating the New Tax Bill for Small Businesses
Can small business owners and freelancers benefit from the business deduction in the government’s new tax bill?
No, You Can’t Get a Tax Deduction for Artwork You Donate to Charity
Some arts organizations misleadingly suggests that artists can get tax deductions for works they donate to charity. Here’s why that’s unfortunately not the case.
How the New Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Impact the Art World
Under the new tax laws, the wealthiest will have even more incentive to make charitable donations, while the average middle class family will have less.