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    Print Work Is Taxable

    One day last season, we prepared the return of an actor and, after recording his W-2's, we asked if there was any other income. He replied he earned about $18,000 doing print work, but had been told, "It's not taxable." This actor is an extremely bright guy ...

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    epa, "stones in his pockets"

    11/10 from 9:30AM-5:30PM at AEA Audition Center, 165 W. 46 St., 2nd fl., NYC.

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    soul train music awards

    2/11 from 2-6PM (2PM sharp, latest 3PM) at Times Circle Studios (Fazil's), 743 Eighth Ave., 2nd fl., NYC.

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    Private Contributions to Arts Boom During '99-'00Where Have All the Technicians Gone? College Production Departments Respond to a Crisis

    Arts and culture have seen almost a whopping 50% increase in charitable contributions over the past year, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy's 10th annual Philanthropy 400 survey. Indeed, private support to arts and culture was over a billion dollars, with 22 organizations receiving the lion's share.

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    industry showcase

    Casting for an industry showcase in May. Seeking: males, 22-35, Asian, African-American, and blond Caucasian; females, 22-35, Asian, African-American, redhead Caucasian. Auditions will be held Sat. Feb. 24 from 12noon-3PM. Prepare two contrasting monologues, one- to two-minutes max. Bring pix & resumes, reel, voice-over tape. Send pix & resumes by Feb. 21 ...

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    Comics Who Get My Vote

    Comics Who Get My Vote

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    Ballet Tech in NoTCRACKER Season

    Come the holidays, Eliot Feld, artistic director of Ballet Tech, has avoided any trace of those perennials, The Nutcracker and Cinderella. He has, however, perhaps in opposition, given us a NoTCRACKER season, which is so highly spirited and entertaining that those others will not be missed. You may, in fact ...

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    And the Winner Is

    A while back I wrote about the preliminaries for the second Bud Light "Ladies of Laughter" comedy series. Since there are far fewer outlets for women to shine in comedy (let alone opportunities involving large cash prizes), I wanted to keep you posted. One hundred women performed in the preliminary ...

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    Pro SAG-AFTRA Profiles

    Pro SAG-AFTRA Profiles

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    Where to Deduct

    This week we'll wrap up our discussion of Itemized Deductions by exploring "Miscellaneous Deductions." When people itemize deductions, the area called miscellaneous deductions is where they usually place the professional expenses they've incurred over the past year. These expenses might include out-of-town costs, lessons, photos, commissions to agents ...