Business and Taxes for NB Artists: Back by Popular Demand!

Intro - Theory
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Film Co-op Members: 
Class Limit: 
Gary Belding
NB Film Co-op, (Charlotte Street Arts Centre), upstairs Auditorium
732 Charlotte Street
Fredericton , NB
New Brunswick
Workshop Description: 

Who should attend: The workshop is designed for anyone in the arts sector but can apply to anyone starting out in business and find the topic of business and taxes an overwhelming task. The workshop covers some basic information along with some detail on the treatment and reporting of business income and expenditures.

Topics covered include:
Proprietor vs. incorporation-advantages and disadvantages
Treatment of business income and expenses
Home based expenses
Use of a personal vehicle
Harmonized Sales Tax
Filing a Statement of Business Income and Expenses with the Canada Revenue Agency
Basic Financial Statements

If time permits, topics of raising funds for your business such as:

Bank financing
Government Assistance Programs
Venture Capital
Crowd Funding

This is an informal session with time for questions and answers

Instructor's Biography: 
Gary Belding graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1977. Gary has over 40 years experience in both the private and public sectors including management, business and financial consulting as well as economic development encompassing business development and lending. From June 1998 until his retirement in April 2011, Gary was the Manager of Business Financial Support with the provincial department of Business New Brunswick. Gary currently operates his own business, Belding Business Financing Solutions, raising capital for business start up and expansions. Since April 2012, Gary has published a number of articles in Risk & Business magazine. The business website is Gary is a past director of the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce, River Front Development Steering Committee, Head Coach with Fredericton South Minor Baseball Association, and has championed a number of fund raising activities for the Fredericton Area United Way Campaign, Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal, Sky is the Limit Snow Challenge, the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Chalmers Hospital Foundation. Gary is a past Area Governor and District Treasurer with District 45 Toastmasters and has achieved his Distinguished Toastmaster designation from Toastmasters International, the highest educational award. In his leisure time, Gary has been an actor in over 25 short and feature films along being a production accountant and a film producer. Gary is a long-time member of the NB Film Co-op and the lead on the Actor’s Helping Actors group through the organization.
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